The Nigeria Police Force on Friday announced that it has officially kicked off its recruitment process for the ranks of Police Constables in both General Duty and Specialist Cadres.
According to a statement released by the Force’s Public Relations Officer, ACP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI, the application window will remain open for six weeks, running from Sunday, October 15th to Sunday, November 26th, 2023.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) in the statement, emphasized the importance of vigilance and caution throughout the application process, warning against the activities of fraudsters and opportunists who may try to exploit the recruitment process for personal gain.
He noted that “Applicants shall be of Nigerian origin by birth and must possess the National Identification Number (NIN) with a minimum of five credits in not more than 2 sittings in WAEC/NECO or its equivalent with credit passes in English and Mathematics, and aged between 18-25 years for General Duty, and 18-28 years for Specialists; medically, physically, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.67m tall for male and 1.64m tall for female, with not less than 86cm (34 inches) expanded chest measurement (for male only). Applicants must be free from any financial embarrassment and not convicted of any criminal offense.”
The Inspector-General of Police then urged the public to report any unscrupulous activities related to the recruitment process promptly to the authorities for necessary action.