Candidates Applying For Police Job Hit Over 294,851

Twenty – four hours to the close of the portal for the recruitment of 10 , 000 police constables, the number of Nigerians that have applied to join the Nigeria Police Force has reached over 294,851 .

The recruitment , which began on November 30 , 2018, was expected to close on Friday ( Today ) as required by the Federal Character Commission which stipulated that advertisements for recruitments into Federal Ministries , Departments and Agencies must run for six weeks to give applicants enough time to apply .

The spokesman , Police Service Commission , Ikechukwu Ani , said in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, that Niger State maintained its lead with 17 , 790 applications .

Bayelsa State , on the other hand, kept its last position with 1, 797 applications.
The statement said , “ As at 12 . 30 pm on Thursday , 294, 851 applications have been received . Niger State is followed by Kano with 16 , 800 and Katsina , 16 ,666 . Lagos State is second from the rear with 1, 720 applications, followed by Ebonyi State with 2 , 2
218.