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2020 Nigeria Police Recruitment of New Officers Begins

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has kicked off the 2020 recruitment exercise for new officers according to Police spokesman Frank Mba.

Applications are expected from Interested Nigerians who are aged between 17 to 25 years and must possess a minimum of five credits, including English and Mathematics, in WASSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB.

Additionally, applicants must be medical, physical, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.67m tall for males and 1.64m tall for females (female applicants must not be pregnant at the time of the recruitment).

Uba further disclosed that all recruitment processes will be done online.

Mba noted that applicants that meet the requirements from the online registration would be invited for physical screening at all state commands, including FCT Command, from 24th August 2020 to 30th August 2020.

The police spokesman said the names of successful candidates will be published in national newspapers on 14th September 2020 and other platforms.

However, Nigerians with certain disabilities are urged not to apply. They include impediment in speech gross malformation of teeth or jaw preventing proper mastication of food, knocked knees, bowlegs, bent knees (knees which cannot be straightened when standing at attention), deformed hands which cannot perform the full functions of the hand, defective eyesight or squints eyes and amputation of any part of the body are also advised not to apply for the recruitment exercise.

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