As controversies continue to trail the recent police recruitment exercise following the supremacy battle between the Police Service Commission and the Inspector General of Police, IGP, over who should release the candidates list, there is indication that Nasarawa the home state of the IGP Mohammed Adamu has the highest number of with 528 candidates.
Sources disclosed that Nasarawa is closely followed by Katsina State which is President Muhammadu Buhari’s state with 435 candidates.
Meanwhile the Police has announced that the members of the general public, particularly candidates who participated in the on-going recruitment exercise by the Nigeria Police Force are hereby advised to note that the final list of successful candidates will be released only after the receipt of the Recruitment Report and final vetting of the list by the Inspector General of Police.
According to a release signed by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, currently the IGP Mohammed Adamu is out of the country on an official assignment and has not received the final report of the exercise containing list of successful candidates for the Police Constables recruitment.
He said “candidates who participated in the recruitment process are advised to exercise patience as the final and authenticated list of successful candidates, including the date of resumption for training will be officially released and widely announced in both print, electronic and social media platforms in line with the established police processes as soon as the Inspector General of Police returns, formally receives the Recruitment Report, vets, and grants requisite approval.