Chairman of the Police Commission (PSC), Solomon Arase has promised a credible, fair and merit-driven recruitment exercise in line with the commission’s rules and guidelines.
This follows the commencement of the recruitment exercise for 10,000 police constables.
Arase charged Nigerian youths to take advantage of the recruitment exercise and contribute to the service of the fatherland.
Speaking further, the Chairman added that the commission would continue to ensure that the nation had a police force it would always be proud of.
The statement released by the commission’s Spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani reads in part, “credible, fair, equitable and merit driven exercise in line with the Commission’s rules and guidelines for recruitment.
What you need to know
The commission, in conjunction with the Nigeria Police Force, had commenced the 2023 recruitment exercise.
The ongoing recruitment exercise was open to qualified and interested Nigerians for appointment into the force as constables (recruits) general duty and specialists, notably, artisans, and medical assistants.
The portal opened on Sunday, 15th of October, to be closed on the 26th of November, 2023.
This development brings to an end the over four years of fierce legal battle between the PSC and the NPF, on who should be responsible for the recruitment following the approval given by former President Muhammadu Buhari to recruit 10,000 police constables each year for six years.
Arase rules out further rift between PSC and NPF
Following his assumption of office, the Chairman of the PSC, Solomon Arase, in April 2023 ruled out further rift between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force over the recruitment of police constables into the force.
Speaking during the inauguration, Arase noted that the exercise would commence in no distant time, adding that it was coming on the heels of the presidential approval for the annual recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Force.
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