Nigeria Police Recruitment 2016 PSC shortlisted candidates Out
On Tuesday, the Police Service Commission, PSC has released the names of successful candidates who applied for the Nigeria Police Recruitment 2016 in the Federal Government 10,000 recruitment program.
Speaking in Abuja, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Police Service Commission’s Head of Press and Public Relations, said the new recruits include 7,500 constables, 500 cadet inspectors and 500 cadet Assistant Superintendents of Police.
After a proper breakdown of the newly recruited policemen, more than half of the new recruit are from Kaduna, Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Jigawa, Sokoto and Zamfara while South East with five states region got the least number.
Kano after further analysis got 396 constables, while Bayelsa got 72 and Federal Capital Territory FCT, got 30.
At the regional level, South East with 97 councils and South South with 124 councils got 873 and 1,116 constables respectively, while South West with 139 councils got 1,251 constables.
The Northern states however, North Central with 115 councils got 1035, North East with 112 councils got 1008, North West with 187 councils got 1,683 which i a total of 3,726.
However the ASPs and Inspector were done on state basis, so each of the 36 states got 13 ASPs and Inspector
Nonetheless the North topped the ASPs and Inspector, it got 247 compared to the 221 to the three southern states.
The names of the successful candidates of the Nigeria Police recruitment have been uploaded on the Police Service Commission and Nigeria Police Force website.
He said that the Nigeria Police recruitment 2016, Police Service Commission, PSC shortlisted candidates who applied under some disciplines like laboratory science, engineering and community health and it was based on merit.
Ani said the total number electronically received was 911,438 applicants which include 262,462 for cadet, 211,832 for ASP and 437,144 for Constable but after the first process, 338,250 were shortlisted and invited for screening.
After all the process were followed we have finally shortlisted PSC successful candidates