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The Police Service Commission (PSC) has disclosed that it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.

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Bear in mind that the commission had received 104,289 applications as at December 11, about 12 days after the recruitment portal was opened.

The President Muhammadu Buhari led government recently approved the recruitment of 10,000 police constables to beef-up the strength of the force.

A statement by the commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, on Monday in Abuja, said the applications came over two weeks after the recruitment portal was opened on Nov. 30.

Mr Ani said the applications hit the 158, 773 mark at 11:00 a.m on Monday.

“The portal is expected to close on January 11, 2019 in line with the Federal Character requirement of six weeks,” he said.

According to him, Niger maintained its lead with 11,047 applications, followed by Kano with 10,745, Katsina, 9,778, Bauchi, 8,882 and Kaduna, 8,832 and Adamawa 7,722 applicants.

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The spokesman said Bayelsa had the lowest applications of 672, Lagos State, 826, Ebonyi, 980, Anambra, 984, Abia, 1,195 and Imo, 870.

Mr Ani said out of the 158,773 applications received so far, 140, 902 were males while 17, 871 were females.



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