The management of Nigeria Customs Services has just shortlisted applicants who were successful during the 2019/2020 application session.
According to the management out of 828,333 applicants that applied during the recruitment process only 162,399 were picked for the second phase of the recruitment process.
That is to say, only 19.6 percent of the applicant that showed interest during the recruitment exercise was chosen for the next phase of the exercise. T
The Public Relations Officer, NCS, Mr Joseph Attah confirmed the development in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja.
Attah in the statement said that the candidates were selected after a painstaking short-listing process by the Service.
The statement stated that the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd) has given assurances of his determination to preside over a recruitment process that will be credible, transparent and smooth.
It said despite the disturbing attempts by internet fraudsters to hack and discredit the recruitment process, the service is committed to ensuring that the recruitment exercise is conducted in a transparent manner.
It reads in part, “After a painstaking short-listing process, a total of 162,399 have been short-listed out of 828,333 candidates that applied.
“In-line with our earlier stated guideline, those shortlisted are being notified via their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.
“Consequently, all those notified will do their aptitude tests at a date and centre indicated in their respective notification slips, they are expected to print from their e-mail account.
“For the avoidance of doubt, NCS recruitment process requires no monetary payment, hence any such request from any quarter should be regarded as fraudulent and ignored.”The Public Relations Officer, NCS, Mr Joseph Attah
The statement said all short-listed candidates should be at the centres with the notification slips and identity card.
It added that the candidates are to be in their best behaviors and comply with all instructions during the aptitude tests as doing the contrary could lead to instant disqualification.
Please note all applicant that was chosen for the next stage of this exercise will be notified via an SMS from the Nigeria Customs Service stating when the Aptitude test will commence.