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Nigeria Police Recruitment
Posted: May 2, 2016 at 4:24 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that the Nigeria Police Force should recruit 10,000 new hands, the Police Service Commission (PSC) said on Monday that it has received 843,008 applications as at 1.00p.m May 2, 2016, from applicants seeking enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force.

Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Press and Public Relations head of the PSC disclosed this in Abuja.

According to the PSC, 243,327 applications were received for Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) cadre; 197,990 and 401,691 applicants applied for the Inspector and Police Constable cadres.

In the exercise billed to end on May 13, 2016, the commission has resolved to recruit 500 Cadet ASP, 500 Cadet Inspectors, 1,500 Specialist Officers and 7,500 Constables to make up the approved number of 10,000 new policemen.