Police:Ebonyi Command begins screening exercise for constables Monday-By Reginald Okoro


Ebonyi State CP

The Ebonyi Command of the Nigeria Police will on Monday commence physical and certificate screening exercise for candidates who applied for police constables in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

A statement signed by Mrs Loveth Odah, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), a copy was obtained by the our correspondent, on Sunday in Abakaliki said that the credential and physical exercises would commence Monday, Aug. 24 and end Sept 5.

According to the statement, the exercise is open to all candidates who successfully completed their online recruitment registration exercise and were shortlisted for the screening.

The statement read in part: “Ebonyi Police Command wishes to inform the residents of the state that all candidates who successfully completed the online recruitment registration exercise are to proceed for physical and credential screening.

” The exercise is scheduled to hold between Aug 24 and Sept 5 from 7:am to 6:pm daily at Pa Ngele Oruta Township Stadium Abakaliki, Ebonyi.

“Applicants are advised to come along with all the necessary credentials (Original and duplicate copies), including National Identity Number (NIN).

“They are also to bring along Certificate of Origin; birth certificate/age declaration, their printout of application submission confirmation page and duly signed guarantors form with two passport photographs.

“The above mentioned documents are mandatory basic requirements for the exercise and any candidate who fails to present them, will not be considered for the screening.

” In compliance with COVID-19 pandemic preventive protocols, candidates are expected to wear their facemasks, maintain social distancing and observe all other protocol during this exercise.

“Candidates are to appear at the screening venue in their clean white T-shirt/shorts and Canvas on the screening dates as indicated against their Local Government Area.”

Mrs Loveth Odah, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)

According to time-table released, candidates from Abakaliki and Afikpo North LGAs will be screened on Monday, while Afikpo South and Ezza South will have theirs on Tuesday, Aug 25.

She said that candidates from Ezza North and Ebonyi would be screened on Wednesday, Aug , 26, noting that Ikwo and Ishielu LGAs would take their turn on Thursday, Aug 27 while Izzi and Ivo candidates would be screened on Friday, Aug. 28.

Odah explained that applicants from Ohaukwu and Ohaozara LGAs would go through the screening exercise on Saturday, Aug 29 while candidates from Onitcha local government area would be screened on Monday, Aug 31.

“Only candidate scheduled for screening on a particular date specified above are expected to be present at the venue to avoid crowd.

“Candidates who missed their screening date with genuine and verifiable reason(s) will be re-considered for the screening from Tuesday, Sept 1 to Saturday, Sept 5.

“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Philip Maku, assures members of the public that the recruitment exercise is absolutely free of charge without any pecuniary obligation.

“He further assures that the entire exercise will be conducted in line with the professional guidelines of the Force.

“The CP while wishing applicants the very best of the exercise, warned candidates not to come to the screening venue with forged document(s) but to maintain high level of discipline,” Odah said.


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