The Police Service Commission, PSC, has revealed that 21,878 applications applied for its Constable recruitment exercise under five days after it opened its portal for the recruitment of 10 thousand constables.
PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani yesterday said the portal will close on the 11th of January, 2019 to correspond with the Federal Character requirement of six weeks.
Ikechukwu also assured that the exercise will be transparent and merit-driven and that applicants should be assured of fairness and openness throughout.
According to PSC, “The on-line applications hit this figure as at 12.30 pm today, Tuesday 5thDecember 2018.
“Out of the 21,878 applications already received, 20,217 applicants are males while 1,661 are females.
“Niger State has the highest number of applicants with 2,276 applications followed by Katsina with 1,677, Kano third with 1, 577 and Bauchi, 1,543.
“Bayelsa has the lowest application of just 55, Ebonyi 88, Anambra, 107, Lagos 112 and Abia, 130. Imo State has 133 applicants, Delta, 150 and Enugu 167.”