PSC redeploys promotes AIGS, 37 CPS

Police Service Commission, PSC, says it has shortlisted 338,227 applicants out of the 911,438 that are jostling for 10,000 police jobs ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari last August.
PSC chairman and former Inspector General of Police, Mike Okiro told a news conference in Abuja that screening of successful applicants would begin on June 6 in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
Okiro revealed that 44,661 were shortlisted for cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, 87,736 for cadet Inspector and 205,830 for Police Constables.
He said “I would like to emphasise that the initial short-listing of applicants was done electronically. Invitation letters were also sent to successful applicants through SMS and to their personal email addresses.”
The former IGP warned applicants against fake letters from criminal elements, stressing that “the invitation states the date for each person’s screening and venue of the screening.
“Applicants will be grouped according to their local government areas and a date fixed for their screening to avoid overcrowding the venue and also for meticulous exercise,” even as he warned that no applicant would be admitted into any venue or appear on any date other than those allocated to him or her.
Okiro stated further that after the screening, successful candidates would be invited to a zonal screening to be held in the 12 police zonal headquarters in the country.
He said the national interview would be held in Abuja, where those who were successful at the zonal screening would be interviewed.
He noted that the commission had been transparent since the filling and submission of forms started, saying “I want to re-emphasis that the Commission will be guided by the rules and will be fair, transparent and ensure that the process is merit-driven.
“As a commission, we have collectively and individually sworn to make this project a huge success. The Nigeria Police needs the best, especially now that the nation is engaged in several battles.”

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