Rise in Unemployment as over 294,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs

Rise in Unemployment as over 294,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs

Rise in Unemployment as over 294,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has made it known that it has received 294,851 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force as the portal closes today, January 11th.

Recently, President Buhari gave an approval for the recruitment of 10,000 police constables to increase the strength of the force.

A statement which was made by Ikechukwu Ani, the commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, stated that the applications came in just five weeks after the recruitment portal was opened on Nov. 30, 2018.

The portal is expected to close on the 11th of January, working with the Federal Character requirement of six weeks to allow applicants time to apply,” he stated.

Niger state came out top with the highest number of applicants with 17, 790 applications, next is Kano with 16, 800, Katsina, 16, 666, Bauchi, 12, 652, Kaduna, 13, 882 and Adamawa, 11, 449 applicants.

The spokesman made it known that Bayelsa had the lowest number of applications of 1,797, Lagos State, 1,720 and Ebonyi, 2, 218.

The total number of male that applied are currently 255,189 applications with females trailing with only 39,662 applicants.

Musiliu Smith, who is the chairman of the commission, made it known that after the portal has been closed, the commission would commence an online short listing of qualified applicants.

 

 

Rise in Unemployment as over 294,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs

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