Nigeria customs recruitment: NCS speaks on Aptitude Test for applicants – The Nigerian Custom service (NCS) has clarified its position on the Recruitment Aptitude Test for applicants in the 2019 job employment.
Financial Watch gathered according to an official announcement today May 14 which reads: “This is to inform the general public that, the news in circulation about the Recruitment Aptitude Test is fake. The system is presently filtrating to ensure that ONLY those who meet the criteria are shortlisted electronically”.
“Once this is done, shortlisted candidates will be contacted through their emails and phone numbers”.
“Please, note and avoid fraudulent messages from unofficial sources”.
This medium had earlier reported the NCS said 524,315 applicants had successfully completed their application process in the ongoing recruitment exercise of 3,200 personnel by the service.
The Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr Joseph Attah disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.
NAN reports that NCS on April 17, opened a recruitment portal to fill vacancies of 3,200.
No fewer than 800 officers are to be recruited to fill vacancies for Superintendent cadre, while 2,400 are to fill that of Customs Inspector and Customs Assistant cadre.
Attah told NAN that a total of 278, 582 applicants applied for the Superintendent cadre while the remaining applicants completed the process for Inspectorate and Customs Assistant cadres.
“A total number of people that registered is 828,333, but not all of them accomplished the process,” he said.
The spokesperson assured that the service would be fair and just in the screening of all the applicants.