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Police recruitment: PSC announces date for CBT for successful applicants

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The Police Service Commission (PSC) has announced March 5, 2024 to conduct Computer Based Test (CBT) for successful police recruitment applicants in the country.

The successful applicants totalling 171,956 were selected in the just concluded credentials and physical screening exercise that held throughout the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Ikechukwu Ani, the spokesperson of the commission in a statement on Thursday said 43,778 applicants who were successful from the specialists cadre during the screening exercise are expected to go through practical tests at a date to be announced soon by the Commission.

He added that the commission approved the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to conduct the CBT for the applicants.

The statement partly reads: “For the General Duty cadre, 315, 114 applicants were invited for the screening exercise out of which 171,956 were successful and shortlisted for the JAMB CBT.

“The 171,956 applicants shortlisted are made up of 25,818 females and 146,138 males.

“Kaduna State will be presenting the highest number of candidates for the tests with12,343 followed by Bauchi with 10,911, Benue, 10,532 and Katsina,10,457.

“Anambra State has the least candidates for the aptitude tests with 343 applicants followed by Lagos, 504 and Ebonyi, 600.

“Successful candidates from the Computer based tests will be required to appear for medical examinations before they proceed for training.”

The Chairman of the Commission, (Dr.) Solomon Arase commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for giving the opportunity to reinforce the Police Force.

He said: “The Commission is on course to conclude this exercise on time so that successful candidates can be quickly injected into the system to join in the renewed war against insurgency and banditry.”

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