Police recruitment: 242,455 applicants jostle for 10,000 slots

The Police Service Commission said it has received total of 242,455 applications from interested candidates seeking employment into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force.

The Police authority is recruiting 10,000 police constables across the country, and the application will come to a close in a week time.

According to a statement by the PSC’s Acting spokesman, Aaron Kaase, Niger State has the highest number of applicants with 15, 633; followed by Kano with 15, 079 while Katsina is third with 14, 582.

On the other hand, Bayelsa State has the lowest number of applicants at 1, 258, followed by Lagos State with 1, 358; Anambra had 1, 618 while Ebonyi had 1, 659.

A summary of the applications indicated that 212, 716 applicants are males while the remaining 29, 694 are females.

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