JAMB Screens Applicants For Nigerian Police Force Recruitment In Abuja, Nigeria
As screening for the 2019 Nigeria Police [NPF] began in earnest, the screening for the Abuja section had started and about 1260 just got screened today. The screening which is being conducted by JAMB was successful.
As the nationwide Police screening excise begins, 1265 candidates have undergone the excise in Abuja. Narrating the procedure to journalists at the screening centre, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Training and Development, DIG Emmanuel Inyang psc(+), said the Nigeria Police is dedicated to ensuring that the best candidates are employed to the Force.
He noted that Medical Examination will be conducted for each candidate in the following areas before final selection: Visual Assessment which covers far and near visual acuity, binocular vision, colour vision, visual field testing and pathology, General medical test which covers blood pressure, sugar, body mass index, hepatitis b and c, HIV screening, Tuberculosis, antigen in serum and pregnancy test (for women only) and Psychological evolution of the candidates which covers psychological interview, personality and integrity as well as drug screening.”
The DIG further stated that “For the first time, successful candidates, after the physical screening, will undergo a written aptitude test to be conducted by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to ensure transparency and get the best out of the candidates.”
Recall that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris had tasked Commissioners of Police and other Senior Officers nominated to serve as Heads of Police Recruitment Screening Committee in the 37 Commands of the Federation and warned them to be thorough and above board and ensure that the screening exercise which will commence with effect from Monday, May, 7, 2019 is smooth, hitch free and devoid of any form of corrupt practice.
The IGP further warned the Officers that will be participating in the screening exercise to remain impartial and ensure transparency.
The Inspector General of Police also directed that the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Training and Development to embark on monitoring and assessment of the exercise throughout the 36 states and the FCT to ensure that the exercise is carried out in line with best practices. Candidates were also advised to be of good conduct throughout the exercise.