Nigeria Police warn prospective candidates about fake recruitment
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, Abuja, has said it has not commenced the 2022/2023 recruitment of police constables and has not advertised for any recruitment exercise, as recently reported and circulated on social media platforms.
The Force Police Public Relations Officer (FPPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who made this disclosure in a press release and made it available to newsmen, urged the members of the public to disregard the said publication as it was fake.
CSP Adejobi, in the statement, said, "The force wishes to reiterate and inform well-meaning members of the public that the police has not commenced the 2022/2023 recruitment into the Nigeria police force for constables, contrary to the fake publication, and I want to state unequivocally that the advertisement has no connection with the Nigeria police force's established recruitment process, which has been circulating in the social media platforms, and such information should be discounted in its entirety".
"The Nigeria Police Force thereby assure well meaning Nigerians that the commencement of the 2022/23 recruitment exercise will be announced via the official website https/policerecricutment gov.ng,the Nigeria police official website; https/ www.npf.gov.ng and advertisements on national dailies and official police social media accounts as and when due,"
"The public is hereby advised to rely solely on the above-mentioned verified sources and platforms and exercise caution and vigilance in order to avoid falling victim to fraudulent recruitment schemes," the statement added.
The Acting IGP, according to CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has further restated the commitment of the present police leadership to a standardised recruitment process with a view to having more competent recruit intakes into the policing system in Nigeria.