The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has suspended entry requirements for applicants who wished to join the Nigeria Police Force as constables.
The Police boss in a signal dated August 24, directed police commands and formations nationwide to attend to all applicants who successfully submitted their applications online.
The message reads” Inspector General of Police directs that you attend to all applicants who successfully submitted their online applications to police recruitment portal irrespective of their physical appearance,age and qualification.You are not to disqualify any applicant for any reason whatsoever”
” Note that your recommendation for each applicant will serve as a guide to ascertaining the suitability or otherwise of each applicant. Ensure that the entire process is transparent and devoid of corruption and closely monitor activities of ICT personnel and other members of the team for strict compliance please”
Recruitment exercise for,10,000 police constables to address inadequate manpower of the Force , is currently ongoing as
Screening of applicants began Monday, August 24 and will end September 16,2020.
The Spokesman of the Force,Frank Mba,had in a statement last Thursday requested the applicants to come with their National Identity Number, original and duplicate copies of credentials ( o ‘ level results) cerificate of origin and birth certificate or declaration of age neatly arranged in two white flat files with recent passport photographs
The statement had also barred persons with bow legs,knock knees,bent knees and gross malformation of teeth from recruitment.
Also barred from being enlisted were individuals with amputated body parts, defective eyesight, and speech impediments while applicants must be within the ages of 17 and 25.
It stated that applicants must possess a minimum of five credits in the WASSCE in not more than two sittings adding wonenj who wished to apply must not be pregnant as of time of recruitment.
By the IGP’ s order applicants for constable jobs do not need to fear being disqualified over the requirements the force earlier listed as prerequisite for recruitment.