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Nigeria Police recruitment 2024 for constable

The Police Recruitment Board has officially set January 8th as the kickoff date for screening eligible candidates seeking recruitment into the esteemed Police Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force.

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This pivotal announcement was disseminated by Police spokesperson Ikechukwu Ani in a statement released on Thursday, December 21st, after a meeting held at the Police Service Commission headquarters in Jabi, Abuja.

As the recruitment portal concluded its application phase earlier in the month, a notable 416,270 Nigerian youths successfully met the initial requirements, showcasing a keen interest in joining the force. Among these applicants, 315,065 expressed interest in General Duty roles, while 101,205 indicated a preference for specialist positions within the police force.

Prospective candidates who have made it through the initial phase can anticipate the reception of their invitation letters before December 23rd, 2023. The upcoming stage of the recruitment process will encompass physical and credentials screenings, which will be conducted in the applicants’ respective states of origin. Essential documents, including original certificates, credentials, and letters of attestation from Local Government Chairmen or traditional rulers, will be required for verification.

In elucidating the subsequent stages of the process, Ani mentioned that computer-based testing (CBT) and medical examinations will follow the initial screening. However, the specific dates for these phases are yet to be disclosed and will be announced in due course.

The geographical distribution of successful applicants by state was also provided, with Kaduna State leading the tally at 31,117, followed closely by Adamawa (29,848), Benue (25,346), Borno (24,854), Katsina (24,239), and Bauchi (22,958). Conversely, states such as Anambra (1,141), Ebonyi (1,537), Lagos (1,775), and Abia (2,110) reported the fewest successful applicants.

Emphasizing the gravity of comportment, the Board underscored the necessity for candidates to conduct themselves in a manner befitting aspirants seeking a career in the Nigeria Police Force. The force is characterized by strict laws, regulations, and an enduring commitment to discipline.

In summary, the announcement of the screening commencement date marks a significant milestone in the ongoing recruitment process for the Nigeria Police Force, with a sizable number of eager Nigerian youths poised to undertake the next stages on their journey towards potentially joining the esteemed ranks of the nation’s law enforcement agency.

Bernard Bassey is a graduate of Software Engineering from AfriHUB University, Abuja. He is an expert in field journalism, his interest in socio-politics activities is keen.

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