The number of applicants for the Nigeria Police recruitment have now increased to 806,646, says Police Service Commision.
The update is contained in a statement in Abuja yesterday by the commission’s Head of Press and Public Relations Unit, Ikechukwu Ani.
A statement said: “As at 9:35am onWednesday, April 27, 2016, 806,646 applicants have submitted applications.
“A breakdown shows that 232,857 applied as ASPs, 190,415 as Inspectors and 383,374 as Constables. Submission of forms ends on the May 13, 2016, thereby given applicants six weeks.
The commission, while emphasising that recruitment forms are free and online, added that it is receiving reports of fraudsters soliciting payment to help candidates either to obtain the forms or assist them secure employment.
Commission Chairman Mike Okiro has, however, urged workers not to receive money from applicants or their sponsors, stressing that anyone caught would be dealt with and prosecuted.