2021 Police Recruitment: See Date For Screening Of Constables

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The date for screening of candidates who completed their online recruitment registration in the ongoing 2021 recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Police Force has been announced.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday that physical and credential screening for the constables will commence on February 1, 2022.

The screening exercise which is being conducted by the Force in conjunction with the Police Service Commission is scheduled to hold at designated venues in states across the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory from February 1 to 20 by 8 am daily.

Mba noted in the statement that all applicants are expected to proceed to their respective State of Origin and appear at the various screening centres in their clean white T-shirts and shorts.

The statement listed the items below as mandatory basic screening requirements for the exercise.

The items which are advised to be neatly arranged in two white flat files with recent passport photographs attached include:

“National Identity Number; Original and duplicate copies of credentials – O’ Level Result(s), Certificate of Origin and Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age; Printout of application submission confirmation/profile page; and duly completed Guarantor’s form.

“Any candidate who fails to present above, will not be considered for screening.
Applicants are equally advised to pay attention to detailed and specific guidelines on the screening exercise for each State, particularly, the location of screening and dates of screening per LGA, which will be announced by the Police Public Relations Officers in the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, also assured the applicants that the statutory entry requirements into the Force as clearly stated in the Police Act and Regulations, would be followed.

The IGP further noted that a total of 135,027 valid applications were received in the online registration exercise.

He commended the satisfactory increase in the number and geographic spread of the applications, particularly in the South-East and South-South region of the country following the extension of the registration exercise.


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