The Police Service Commission, PSC, has revealed the number of applicants who applied for its Constable recruitment exercise.
PSC disclosed that it received 21,878 applications, five days after it opened its portal for the recruitment of 10 thousand constables.
In a statement issued by its spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani yesterday said the portal is expected to close on the 11th of January, 2019 in line with the Federal Character requirement of six weeks.
Assuring that it’s committed to a transparent and merit-driven exercise, PSC stressed that applicants should be assured of fairness and openness throughout the process of the exercise.
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.”