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Police Recruitment: Candidates To Undergo Compulsory Lie Test

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By Longtong Ibrahim

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Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Police Force has said it will subject successful   candidates in the ongoing recruitment exercise of 10, 000 officers into the Force to compulsory polygraph test (lie detector Test).

The test will be in addition to the general background check; biometrics, medical, physical examination, aptitude, oral and psychological tests as well as verification of all documents submitted by prospective candidates.

A statement by the spokesperson of the Force, Don Awunah explained that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris made this known while reviewing the recruitment exercise.

While expressing satisfaction with the progress made in the recruitment exercise, the IGP said that no candidate will be admitted for training at the Police academy and colleges without undergoing these prescribed tests.

“The Polygraph test is aimed at ensuring that candidates are not of questionable character and their behaviours conform to standard rules of behaviour expected of an officer to be recruited into the Force.

“The Police Academy and other training Colleges cross the country will be equipped to carry out the necessary tests.

“The Nigeria Police Force is determined to ensure that the current recruitment exercise conform to acceptable standards necessary for an ideal Police officer the Nigerian people deserve,” the statement noted.

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