The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has shortlisted 5,000 successful candidates for employment into the Corps in 2022.
Aisha Rufai, Secretary, Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, made the announcement
at a news conference in Abuja, on Thursday.
Mr Rufai said that the board had approved the final phase of
the 2019 recruitment, thereby, directing all prospective
applicants to check the application portal.
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careers from Jan. 17, to
check for further information as it would be accessible only for
successful candidates.according to her, the portal will not be
open to candidates who have not been successfully
Mr Ahmed Audi, NSCDC Commandant General, stated that the
recruitment was specifically for 2019 applicants, adding that
after documentation, all successful candidates would be
invited for training.
Audi said that 1,477,042 candidates applied in 2019, but were scaled down to 746,762 when some applicants did not meet up with the required height and age as specified in the job
“A total of 217, 000 candidates successfully uploaded their certificates and were shortlisted for the Computer Based
Assessment Test (CBAT).
“Out of 113,105 candidates shortlisted, 53,116 sat for the CBAT in December 2020, across the country, and 6,500 were
shortlisted for further screening,” he explained.
According to the commandant general, the recruitment
lingered till 2022 due to COVID-19 and the need for proper
vetting of candidates.
“Recruitment is a process and it is not easy to vet about
1,000,000 people as vetting is very fundamental and takes a
longer time,’’ he said.