The Nigeria Police has announced that the recruitment of 6,000 policemen into the force begins on Monday May 7.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by Head, Press and Public Relations, Police Service Commission, PSC, Ikechukwu Ani.
Ani said the recruitment will take place in all State Police Commands across the 36 states of the federation as well as in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
“The Police Service Commission has deployed its Staff to the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT with Sir Dr. Mike Okiro, Chairman of the Commission as the National Coordinator.
“The Commission warn its staff against any form of compromise during the exercise on Monday.
“Commission will sanction any staff found to be compromising this national assignment,” while adding that “all staff must resist all forms of undue influences as their activities would be closely monitored.
“The applicants are to conduct themselves properly, anybody that has nothing to do with the exercise should not be found within the vicinity of the screening.
The recruitment, according to the PSC, is for Constables, with “Kaduna having the highest number of applicants shortlisted with 6962, second is Katsina with 6676, followed by Benue and Niger with 6474 and 6409 respectively.
“Bayelsa has the second least of 1097 applicants followed by Anambra that has 1117 and Ebonyi with 1303” while Lagos has the least number of recruits with just 1,013.”