The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it has received 843,008 applications as at 1.00p.m, yesterday from applicants seeking enlistment into the 10, 000 advertised positions in the Nigeria Police Force.
According to the head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, Okechukwu Ani, in a statement, updating Nigerians on the employment procedure so far, 243,327 applications were received for Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) cadre.
He further noted that 197,990 and 401,691 applicants applied for the Inspector and Police Constable (PC) cadres respectively.
He further noted that the submission of forms ends on May, 13, 2016, providing the applicants the required six weeks period.
The commission recently said in a statement that it would recruit 500 Cadet ASP, 500 Cadet Inspectors, 1,500 Specialist Officers and 7, 500 Constables in the recruitment of 10,000 policemen.
Recall that the commission had warned that anybody caught giving or receiving money to facilitate the recruitment of persons