The Police Service Commission has so far received 21,878 applications, five days after it opened its portal for the recruitment of 10,000 Police Constables.
The online applications hit this figure as of 12.30 pm. on Tuesday (today), with Niger State leading the chart with 2,276 applications followed by Katsina with 1,677; Kano with 1,577 and Bauchi 1,543.
The Commission spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed in a statement that Anambra has 107 applicants; Lagos 112; Abia, 130 and Imo 133.
Delta has 150, Enugu 167, Ebonyi 88 while Bayelsa recorded the lowest applications with 55 applicants.
The portal which would close on January 11, 2019, in line with the Federal Character requirement of six weeks, had so far recorded 1,661 female applicants and 20,217 male applicants.
The Commission stated that it was committed to “a transparent and merit-driven exercise,” and assured applicants of fairness and openness throughout the process of the exercise.