Breaking:‎Police short-list 110,469 for recruitment exams

The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it has short listed 110, 469 applicants for police recruitment aptitude tests to start on Monday in all states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Chairman of the Commission, Mike Okiro who make this known on Friday at a press conference in Abuja, said all categories of applicants short listed are to write examinations at designated schools in their states.

Okiro said the applicants to write the exams include Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police, 22,454, comprising 10,290 general duties and 12,164 specialists; Cadet Inspectors, 24,456, made up of 11,639 for general duty and 12, 817 for specialists and Constables, 63,559, comprising 40,492 for general duty and 23,067 for specialists.

Okiro said state governor's have been asked to place advertisements on radio and television to inform their citizens about the examination and the venue.

He also said 115 applicants were arrested for breaches ranging from document forgery to impersonation and others, adding that they have been handed over to the police for investigation and prosecution.

Okiro said, "The commission adhered strictly to the requirements needed from the applicants in terms of qualifications and physical features and many applicants who failed to meet these requirements were dropped.

"The screening exercise will start on Monday with aptitude test for Cadet ASPs for both general duty and specialists. On Tuesday, it will be the turn of Cadet Inspectors, also for both general duty and specialists. The Constables from both cadres will take their turn on Wednesday."

He stated that the results of the aptitude test would be out within a few days, adding that no one would see the questions until the exams day.

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