The Police Service Commission said yesterday that it has shortlisted 110, 469 applicants for police recruitment aptitude tests to start on Monday in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Chairman of the Commission, Mike Okiro who make this known at a press conference in Abuja, said all categories of applicants shortlisted are to write examinations at designated schools in their states.
Okiro said the applicants to write the exams include Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Police, 22,454, comprising 10,290 general duties and 12,164 specialists; Cadet Inspectors, 24,456, made up of 11,639 for general duty and 12, 817 for specialists and Constables, 63,559, comprising 40,492 for general duty and 23,067 for specialists.
He said state governors have been asked to place adverts on radio and television to inform their citizens about the examination and the venues. The chairman also said 115 applicants were arrested for breaches ranging from forgery to impersonation and others, adding that they had been handed over to the police for investigation and prosecution.