A Cameroonian and Benioise were arrested by security operatives for attempting to participate in the screening of candidates at the Computer-Based Centre, Ilupeju, Lagos during the recruitment test into the Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Monday.
A statement by the Ministry of Interior Spokesman, Mohammed Manga, disclosed that the suspects had been interrogated, profiled and referred to the Assistant Controller-General, Zone A, for further action.
The statement titled, ‘Aregbesola inspects Computer-Based Aptitute Test for recruitment into the NIS’, explained that the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, had conducted an on-the-spot assessment of the ongoing recruitment test at the CBT Centre, Hollaram Educational Centre, Akure, Ondo State.
In the statement, the minister stated that the present administration was fully committed to ensuring transparency in the recruitment process of the services under the ministry of interior.
According to him, “With the introduction of the computer-based aptitude test, the era of stampede and pandemonium during such exercise has been completely wiped out.”
He disclosed that, “there is now an assurance of confidence, credibility, equity and integrity in the process on the part of both the examiners and applicants.”
Meanwhile, about 191,000 candidates on Monday sat for the recruitment examination for the NIS and NSCDC conducted nationwide by the JAMB.
The Computer-Based Examination was witnessed by the Secretary of the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, Yakmut Saleh.
Some of the candidates commended both JAMB and the Board for the hitch-free exercise, as no issue of network problem was recorded during the examination.