The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has begun recruitment and physical screening for about 324,000 applicants who applied for 4,000 jobs in the corps.
Corps Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi stated this when he visited the two screening centres in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday.
The centres are the Sani Abacha Barracks, Asokoro and the National Stadium, Abuja.
The screening was for various cadres, including Officers, Marshal Inspectorates and Road Marshal Assistants.
Oyeyemi said: “We are working with about 324,000 applicants nationwide out of which we have about 105,000 graduates.”
He said those that would be recruited at the end of the exercise “won’t be more than 4,000. “
“Out of the 4,000 slots, 400 is for the officer cadre. Inspectorate has 1,000 and Road Marshal Assistants, 3,200 slots.
“It will be a keenly contested exercise that is why they will go for aptitude test to be conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation (JAMB). Those being screened from yesterday (Monday) to Tuesday (Today) are graduates and you can see their level of discipline.
“The exercise started early today and tomorrow nationwide, it will be for the graduates, I believe with the planning put in place, everything is okay.
“After the aptitude test, they will go for interview then drug test; then the final screening with the corps marshal,” Oyeyemi said.
The exercise ends on Saturday, September 29, 2018 (NAN)