The Nigeria Customs Service said it has shortlisted 162,399 candidates out of a total 828,333 candidates who applied for customs job last year.
In a press statement by the National Public Relations Officer of the Service, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah, on Monday, the Comptroller General of NCS expressed dismay over activities of fraudsters to discredit the process.
“Following vacancies advertisement by the Nigeria Customs Service last year and the disturbing attempts by internet fraudsters to hack and discredit the recruitment process.
“The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) has expressed dismay over the criminal activities of these elements and gave assurances of his determination to preside over a recruitment process that will be credible, transparent and smooth from the beginning to the end.
“Accordingly, 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.”
The Service however warned that no monetary gratification is required hence the need to ignore such from fraudulent persons.
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