The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said it received 705,352 applications as at 7.30 a.m yesterday, April 19, from people seeking enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force.
This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission.
It stated that 202, 427 applications were for the position of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), 169,446, for the position of Cadet Inspector and 333,479 for the position of Constables.
The statement, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the commission would recruit 500 Cadet ASPs, 500 Cadet Inspectors, 1,500 Specialist Officers and 7, 500 Constables to meet the approved 10,000 new entrants into the Force.
In the statement, the Chairman of the commission, Mike Okiro, confirmed that the process of receiving the forms had been smooth and transparent.
Okiro assured of the commission’s commitment at making the process transparent and the exercise a huge success.
President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the recruitment of 10,000 policemen into the nation’s Police Force to reinforce the police for better service.