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Nigeria Customs begins recruitment of 3200 officers

The Nigeria Customs Service are recruiting 3200 officers.

The Acting Deputy Comptroller if Cusfioms, Human Resources Department, Umar Sanusi, disclosed this to newsman in Abuja at a news conference.

Sanusi said the Customs recruitment sub-domain portal: www.customs.gov.ng.,  opened for rhis purpose can be reached from midnight Tuesday, April 16  2019, and closes three weeks after.

According to him, 800 would be recruited as support staff while 2400 would be engaged into the Customs Inspectors and Customs Assistants cadres respectively.

Sanusi, who said the domain is user-friendly with columns such as Frequently Asked Questions, stated that, “The URL is vacancy.customs.gov.ng, the specific requirements established for the vacancies.

“Shortlisting of candidates will be done and such candidates short listed will be notified, invited for continuation of the recruitment process.

“Following the necessary approval from the Federal Executive Council (FEC), NCS is now set to recruit officers and men to fill existing vacancies.

“Application for recruitment will be open to all eligible Nigerians, who meet the requirements irrespective of their tribe, religion, state, or any other consideration.

“In our bid to ensure equal and fair opportunity to all applicants, we are working every step of the recruitment process in compliance with the requirements of the Federal Character Commission.

“We are actively engaged with the commission to ensure that the process will earn a certificate of compliance on merit.”

He assured that, “We are determined to conduct an exercise that is credible, fair and transparent and we will deploy all machinery within our powers to ensure that the integrity of the exercise is not compromised.

“We will like to emphasise that participation in this exercise is free for all eligible applicants, any demand for or solicitation for any payments to process, facilitate, or influence the process under any guise is illegal and should be reported to customs’ office.

“We are aware that some criminal elements may want to take advantage of this recruitment to scam desperate job applicants.

“Some of them are reported to be operating illegal sites and portals, collecting various sums of money from applicants.

“I want to reiterate that the portal for this exercise can only be accessed through the official service web site, where no fees will be demanded.”

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