Police Recruitment: PSC confirms 20 centres to screen applicants

The Police Recruitment Board set up by the Police Service Commission (PSC) to midwife the ongoing recruitment into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed 20 centres for the medical screening of successful and shortlisted applicants.

The development is from the just-concluded computer based tests conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

The medical screening is one of the several processes put in place by the Board to evaluate the applicants for suitability for the job.

The applicants were subjected to physical and credentials screening and later the Computer based test and will on April 16th, 2024 undergo the last of the screenings with the medical examination.

The medical screening, according to a statement on Thursday by the Head Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, will last for two weeks.

The 20 centres selected for the exercise are ; Zone 1 Kano; Police cottage hospital Bompai, Kano; Zone 2 Lagos; Police College Ikeja; Zone 3 Yola, Police Clinic Yola; Zone 4, Makurdi, Police Clinic Makurdi; Zone 5 , Benin, Police Cottage hospital, Benin and Zone 6, Calabar, Police hospital Calabar.

Other centres are, Zone 7, Abuja, MD Abubakar Police Hospital Dei Dei Abuja; Zone 8 Lokoja, Police Clinic, Lokoja; Zone 9 , Umuahia, Police Hospital Umuahia, Zone 10, Sokoto, PTS Clinic Sokoto; Zone 11 Osogbo, Police Hospital Osogbo; Zone12 Bauchi, PTS Clinic Bauchi; Zone 13 Ukpo, Police Hospital Awka; Zone 14, Katsina, Ibrahim Coomassie Cottage Hospital Katsina; Zone 15 Maiduguri, Police College, Maiduguri and Zone 16, yenagoa, Zone 16 Headquarters Yenagoa.

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Ani said: “The other four centres are; Zone 17, Akure, Police Hospital Akure; Zone 18, Yobe, Utral Modern Police Hospital, Gashua Road, Damaturu; Zone 19, Kaduna, Police College Clinic Kaduna and Zone 20, Gusau, Police Secondary School clinic Zaria Road Gusau”.

The candidates for the medical screening, Ani said have already been contacted on the dates and time for their screening.

Chairman of the Commission, Solomon Arase, retired Inspector General of Police also prayed for a successful conclusion of the recruitment exercise.

He advised the applicants to ensure that they keep to the dates and time allocated to them, adding that medical professionals have been selected to examine their medical status which is one of the requirements for the recruitment.

Arase said successful applicants will report at designated Police Colleges for the mandatory training.

The statement went further that: “The Police Recruitment Board has Chief Onyemuche Nnamani Commissioner of the Police Service Commission as Chairman and assisted by DIG Frank Mbah, DIG Training.

“Deputy Commissioner of Police Bode Akinbamilowo is Secretary of the Board and Assisted by Sanusi Yusuf, an Assistant Director with the Police Service Commission.

“Membership of the Board are drawn from the Police Service Commission, Nigeria Police Force, Ministry of Police Affairs, Federal Character Commission, Police Trust Fund and Police Colleges”.

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