The Police Service Commission on Sunday said recruitment of Nigerians into the Constable Cadre of the Nigeria Police Force will commence tomorrow, Monday, January 8th 2024, throughout the federation with physical and credentials screening of successful applicants after six weeks period for receiving of applications in line with the requirements of the Federal Character Commission.
The Chairman of the Commission. Dr. Solomon Arase (IGP Rtd) consequently, told PSC staff at a pre-deployment briefing at the Commission’s headquarters over the weekend that “this is not merely a Recruitment exercise; rather, it is a saga – an epic tale where your actions will reverberate through time”.
He said, “Each decision, each interaction becomes a paragraph in this narrative, shaping the perception of our Commission and the legacy we leave behind”, adding that “commencement of the exercise marks the turn of a transformative chapter in the life of the Commission”.
The Chairman charged the Staff to “uphold the torch of professionalism and integrity and embrace this responsibility with the knowledge that your actions will resonate beyond the confines of the present”.
He added, “as staff of the Commission, you are entrusted with a job that carries the weight of our nation’s aspirations for a just and secure future”.
Continuing he said, “This recruitment exercise assumes paramount significance as the first conducted by the Commission since the landmark supreme Court Judgment of 20th July 2023 that reaffirmed the primacy and exclusivity of the Commission in recruiting for the Nigeria Police Force”.
“We stand at the precipice of a new era, and it is our solemn duty to ensure that this exercise establishes the gold standard for future recruitments’ he said.
He reminded the Commission’s staff that the nation’s watchful eyes will scrutinise “our every move, demanding our unwavering dedication and commitment to the principles of fairness and justice”.
“Therefore, I implore each of you to exhibit your best behaviour, upholding the highest standards of discipline, integrity and honesty” he charged the Commission staff.
Arase declared that this is not just a Recruitment exercise; ” it is a defence of the sanctity of our mandate and a demonstration of the Commission’s competence in this vital function.