Police extend registration for recruitment of constables by 10 days

Frank Mba

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has extended the online registration in the ongoing 2021 recruitment of police constables to Saturday, January 22.

The extension, Force spokesman Frank Mba said in a statement on Wednesday, was to give equal opportunity to all especially those in the south-east, south-south geopolitical zones and Lagos.

“The extension of the online application is informed by the need to ensure equal opportunity and even spread of applications, particularly from States in the South-East, South-South geopolitical zones and Lagos State, to enable them meet up with the required quota for their respective areas.

“A statistical analysis shows that a total of 81,005 applications were received nationwide as of January 7, 2022. Out of this figure, only 1,404 applications – less than 2% of the total applications – were received from the five states in the South East and 261 from Lagos State, with Anambra State having the least figure of 158 applicants,” Mba said.

He added that states and local governments, religious bodies and other interest groups in the affected geopolitical zones and Lagos should assist in mobilising and encouraging their citizens and wards to take advantage of the opportunity to seek a career path in the Nigeria Police Force.

Interested applicants can log on to the NPF recruitment portal www.policerecruitment.gov.ng to register.