2020 Police Recruitment: Physical and Credential Screening scheduled


The Nigeria Police Force has announced that the next phase of the 2020 recruitment into the agency would be held across the States of the Federation between August and September, 2020.

The Force Public Relation Officer, DCP Frank Mba, in a press statement yesterday disclosed that "in continuation of the ongoing recruitment of constables into the Nigeria Police Force, all candidates who successfully completed the online recruitment registration exercise are to proceed for physical and credential screening scheduled to hold between 24th August, 2020 and 6th September, 2020, across the federation."

DCP Mba furthered that the applicants are to appear at the various screening venues in their clean white T-shirts and shorts with the following mandatory basic requirements:

i. National Identity Number (NIN);

ii. Original and duplicate copies of credentials – O’ Level Result(s), Certificate of Origin and Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age - neatly arranged in two white flat files with recent passport photographs attached;

iii. Printout of application submission confirmation page

iv. Duly completed Guarantor’s form

Any candidate who fails to present (i –iv) above, will not be considered for the screening.

The Force Public Relations Officer while addressing the need for strict adherence to the COVID-19 prevention protocols as stated by NCDC during the screening processes noted that the screening exercise would take place at designated locations within each State/FCT which would be duly announced.

"Detailed and specific guidelines for each State will be announced by the Police Public Relations Officers in the thirty-six states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)"

"The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni reiterates that the recruitment exercise is absolutely free of charge and without any pecuniary obligation. The IGP assures that the process will be conducted in the best tradition of transparency and accountability. He advises the applicants to be wary of online impostors, scammers and other criminal elements who might want to take advantage of the recruitment process to dupe innocent applicants. The IGP however warns that anyone found wanting will be arrested and prosecuted" DCP Mba added. 

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