No less than 133,324 candidates have applied for the ongoing recruitment of 6,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force, with Lagos having the lowest number with 1,013.
Kaduna State has the highest number of applicants with a total of 6,962,
Katsina with a total of 6,676 has the second highest applicants followed by Benue and Niger with 6474 and 6409 respectively,Punch reports.
The Police Service Commission in a statement on Thursday by its spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said Bayelsa has the second least of 1,097 applicants followed by Anambra that has 1,117 and Ebonyi with 1,303.
It stated that the screening of the applicants would start on Monday at all the state police command headquarters and the Federal Capital Territory.
The commission explained that invitations had been sent to the applicants who were expected to report at the screening venues on days indicated in their invitations.