Nigeria Gossip: Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment of 35,000 Officers 2017/2018

Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment of 35,000 Officers 2017/2018– The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Alhaji Haliru Jika, has said the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) will soon recruit an additional 35,000 rank and file.
Jika disclosed this while answering questions from newsmen in Bauchi on Friday.

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Nigeria Police Force to embark on a massive recruitment of 35,000 Officers

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Alhaji Haliru Jika, in his word’s said this on Friday while answering questions from newsmen in Bauchi.

The Chairman said;

“We’ve just concluded the recruitment of 10, 000 policemen and women of the Nigeria Police Force in the country and we will soon kick-start 35,000.

“The last 10,000 we did was 1,500 for officers, 1,000 for specialists – that is for mechanics, nurses and others.

Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment – “And then another 7, 500 for rank and file that is the normal conventional police which is the one you are seeing here working with us.

“And now these 35, 000 that we are going to start soon, is going to be strictly rank and file because this country is grossly under-policed.

“It is part of our legislative agenda to strengthen the internal security of Nigeria, which is why we feel it is important to inject more policemen into the system for proper and effective policing of the country.

“That is why we decided to do the first 10,000 when President Muhammadu Buhari came to power and he gave a presidential directive to recruit 10,000.
“And now he has given another directive to recruit another 35,000.”

Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment- The Chairman also reacted to the underfunding state of the Nigeria Police Force
and he said “What the Nigeria police are facing now is under-funding.
“So we are trying to work legislatively to improve the welfare and morale of the Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment,”

How to apply for Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment 2017.

At the moment, no date was given for the kick-start of the said Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment but we will inform you as soon as we have the date and how to apply for Nigeria Police Force Massive Recruitment.

you can also check npf.gov.ng for more info.

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