The police screening process for qualified constables is set to start by February 1st and would be concluded by 20th of the same month.
The Kwara State Police Command has said the physical/credential screening exercise for the successfully registered Police Constables will be coordinated by the Nigerian Police Force, NPF.
The exercise will also include the input of the Police Service Commission, PSC, at the Police Training School in Ilorin, Kwara.
As contained in a statement signed by the Command’s Police PPRO, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, said the exercise would be clear of any irregularities and only qualified candidates will be screened.
Police Screening Press Statement Reads in Part:
Regarding the ongoing policerecruitment, Kwara State Police Command wishes to inform the general public especially candidates that successfully completed their online 2021 recruitment registration, that, the physical/credential screening exercise is going to be conducted by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in collaboration with Police Service Commission (PSC) at Police Training School, Ilorin between Tuesday 1st 2022 to 20th February , 2022, from 0800hrs daily.
Consequently, all successful registrants are advised to appear at the screening centre in their clean white T-shirts and shorts with the following mandatory basic screening requirements, neatly arranged in two white flat files with recent passport photographs attached:National Identity Number (NIN)
Original and duplicate copies of credentials:
‘O’ Level Result(s)
State of Origin certificate
Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age; Printout of application submission confirmation/profile page
Duly completed Guarantor’s form
Any candidate that fails to present (1–4) above, will not be considered for screening.
Applicants are equally advised to report at the screening centre on the date slated for their LG of origin which will be announced later.
The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc (+), has emphasised that the Statutory Entry Requirements into the Force are as enshrined in the Police Act and Regulations and also in total compliance with the directives of the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba NPM fdc, regarding the forthrightness expected of police officers would be strictly adhered to.
He noted that officials deployed for the exercise have been directed to ensure that all applicants shortlisted are allowed to participate and to recommend their suitability or otherwise in the spirit of transparency, accountability and fair hearing, using the already established benchmarks as contained in the police Act.
The CP while reiterating that the exercise would be conducted in full observance of covid 19 safety protocol also announced that the exercise is absolutely free of charge.
He therefore advised applicants to be wary of criminal elements who may want to take undue advantage of the exercise to scam unsuspecting members of the public.
He however warned that anyone found wanting in any manner would be made to face the full wrath of the law.