Intending applicants for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have been warned to be wary of scammers who may want to defraud them during the recruitment exercise.
In a post on Facebook, the Nigeria Police stated that application was absolutely free.
The NPF urged intending applicants to beware of fake recruitment sites.
The recruitment is for applicants who must have obtained five credits in WASSCE, NECO, NABTEB and GCE, and between the age of 17 and 25.
Naija News reports that the recruitment portal of the Nigeria Police Force opened for the recruitment of constables into the force at exactly 8:00 am on Tuesday, July 14.
This is coming three days after the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, had announced the recruitment in a statement on Saturday, saying that the police looking to recruit qualified persons as constables in the force.
The Police spokesman had said applicants for Nigeria police recruitment 2020 “must be aged between 17 to 25 years” and must possess “a minimum of five credits, including English and Mathematics, in WASSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB”.
“Applicants must be medical, physical, and psychologically fit and must not be less than 1.67m tall for male and 1.64m tall for female”, adding that “Female applicants must not be pregnant at the time of the recruitment.”
The Nigeria Police also those with certain disabilities not to apply. Some of those deformities mentioned 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)”.