The Police Service Commission Vs Nigerian Police Suspends 2019 recruitment.
Police clash with service commission over recruitment of 10,000 constables thereby halting the recruitment exercise. As a matter of fact, Police suspends recruitment till further notice. In this connection, the Police Service Commission has enjoined applicants for recruitment into the Constable Cadre of the Nigeria Police Force to exercise some patience as it finalizes the remaining stage of the recruitment exercise. The Police Service Commission Vs Nigerian Police Suspends 2019 recruitment now.
Furthermore, the Commission advise all the candidates who participated in the recruitment exercise up to the aptitude test, to ignore any list or information on the exercise emanating from outside the Commission.
In a statement, Mr. Ikechukwu Ani, head of Press and Public Relations said, “It is the constitutional responsibility of the Commission to recruit Nigerians into the Police Force whether as Constables, Cadet Inspectors or Cadet ASPs and the Commission is not ready to perform this very important mandate.
“The Commission will resist any attempt to ambush the on-going recruitment exercise or dilute its content.
“It notes that such attempt will be an affront on the Constitution and a waste of national resources.
“Meanwhile the Commission wishes to put the on-going exercise on hold in order to finalize the remaining stage of the exercise.
“Candidates are to wait for further directives from the Commission.”
Remember that all applicants must satisfy that he or she is –
A Nigerian as defined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
A male or female between the ages of 23 and 28 by January 2020.
Medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA Standards.
Recommended by at least 2 recognizable referees who must attest to the applicant’s character and integrity. And that attestation must be by:
A Local Government Chairman/Secretary
Any officer of the Armed Forces not below the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel or an equivalent
An Assistant Commissioner of Police and above who must hail from the applicant’s state of origin.