The Police Service Commission (PSC) has released the names of successful 10,000 applicants that will be recruited into the Nigeria Police Force.
President Muhammadu Buhari at a Security Summit in Abuja last year announced the federal government’s decision to inject 10,000 police men into the Force.
The commission explained that the recruitment exercise was based on merit, Federal Character and geographical spread and all the successful candidates went through the processes put in place for the exercise which involved the screening of the credentials of the candidates and physical screening such as height, sight, chest etc.
The Commission in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Spokesman of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani stated that the Commission has conclusively completed the recruitment of the General duty applicants made up of 500 Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP), 500 Cadet Inspectors and, 7,500 Constables.
It also noted that it has concluded the recruitment of 80% of 1,500 specialists expected to be recruited into the Force and have shortlisted applicants who applied for some disciplines that require further professional/expert interview.
According the Commission, the specialists include; engineers, laboratory scientists and technicians, community health officers and the date for the interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates.
Applicants have been asked to check the following Commission’s websites; www.psc.gov.ng and the Nigeria Police Force website, www.npf.gov.ng for their names.