843,008 apply for 10,000 police jobs
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said it received 843,008 entries as at 1:00p.m. yesterday from applicants seeking enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force.
In a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, the commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said 243,327 applications were received for the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) cadre.
He added that 197,990 and 401,691 applicants applied for the Inspector and Police Constable (PC) cadres respectively.
The commission recently said in a statement that it would recruit 500 Cadet ASP, 500 Cadet Inspectors, 1,500 Specialist Officers and 7,500 Constables in the recruitment process where 10,000 policemen are to be engaged.
NAN recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the recruitment to reinforce the police for better service, adding that the exercise would close on May 13.
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