The Police Service Commission (PSC) has revealed that it has gotten 158,773 requests in the current enlistment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) announced that the agency had gotten 104,289 applications as at Dec.11, 12 days after the enlistment gateway was open to the public.
NAN additionally revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari as of late affirmed the enrollment of 10,000 police constables to augment the quality of the force.
An announcement by the commission’s Head, Press & Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, today in Abuja, said the request came barely 2 weeks after the enlistment gateway was opened on Nov. 30.
Ani revealed the request hit the 158, 773 line at 11:00 a.m on Monday.
“The portal is expected to close on Jan. 11, 2019 in line with the Federal Character requirement of six weeks,” he stated.
Niger kept up its lead with 11,047 request, trailed by Kano with 10,745, Katsina, 9,778, Bauchi, 8,882 & Kaduna, 8,832 & Adamawa 7,722 candidates.
The representative said Bayelsa had the least request of 672, Lagos State, 826, Ebonyi, 980 , Anambra, 984 , Abia, 1,195 & Imo, 870.
Ani revealed that out of the 158,773 request gotten till now, 140, 902 were guys and 17, 871 were ladies.
He also revealed the agency was focused on a straightforward operation that would comply with the guidelines & directions of the Public Service Commission.