Police Service Commission to shortlist 315,032 for 10,000 constable jobs

The Police Service Commission, PSC, on Wednesday said it received 315,032 applications for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force as Constables.

In a statement signed by its spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani, PSC said 215,032 applied for the post of Police Constable at the close of its recruitment portal on Friday, January 11, 2019.

PSC also revealed that it would commence the online shortlisting of qualified applicants based on its advertised requirements and successful ones will be invited for physical and document screening soon.

The statement reads, “Niger State still kept its first position on the number of applications received with 18,549 applications following by Kaduna with 17,936, Kano 17,483 and Katsina, 17,354. Lagos State dropped to the last position with 1,895 applications while Bayelsa State, previously at the rear, is now second to the last with 2,035 applications. Anambra State is with 2,204, Ebonyi State, with 2,496 while Abia State recorded 2,976 applications.

“At the close of the recruitment portal, 271,068 males applied while only 43,785 female applications were received.”


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