Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Interior, Mr Mohammed Manga, in a statement, on Tuesday, in Abuja, said the Ministry decided to engage the services of JAMB in the screening test as part of the collaborative effort towards ensuring transparency, equity and justice in the recruitment process.
He added that the collaboration was aimed at providing all eligible and qualified Nigerians who applied for various posts in the services under the Ministry’s watch to further give the teeming youths equal opportunity to be employed into the services.
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“This is also in line with the present administration’s policy thrust of ensuring transparency in the conduct of government business,” he said.
Minister of Interior and Chairman, Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB), Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, had recently assured Nigerians that the Ministry would ensure transparency in the recruitment processes into the services.
“To this end, the Ministry has concluded arrangements with the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board to conduct the aptitude test for eligible candidates into the Nigeria Immigration Service on December 7, 2020, while that of the NSCDC is expected to hold December 8, 2020, in the 36 States of the Federation and the federal capital territory.
“The Ministry has also worked out modalities to enable qualified candidates to access the notification for the aptitude tests for CBAT from 6 pm on December 1, 2020, through their e-mail addresses and phone numbers,” Manga said in the statement.