By Anayo Okoli
UMUAHIA—ABOUT 2000 applicants from Abia State applied to join the Nigeria Police Force in the on-going recruitment of police constables.
The 2000 applicants were drawn from the 17 local government areas of the state.
The applicants have been undergoing various rigorous screening exercises ranging from certificate to physical with a view to short listing those to be recruited.
Abia State Commissioner for Police, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi who confirmed the number of applicants said the exercise was smooth and peaceful and assured that the best candidates would be selected.
Meanwhile, the Police Commissioner has commended Abia people for cooperating with his men in the fight against crimes in the state by providing them with useful information.
He said the police were poised to reduce crime to the barest minimum in the state.