The portal of the Nigeria Customs Service opened yesterday for the recruitment of 3,200 officers, however it has been gathered that 91,000 applied for the job within 24 hours.
One of the officers in charge of the recruitment portal at Customs’ headquarters, Abuja, who pleaded for anonymity told NAN correspondent that “as at 4:00 P.M, the applications of 91,000 applicants were successfully received.” The anonymous officer who revealed that 91,000 people applied for Nigeria Customs job within 24 hours, also told NAN that applications were also received from some Nigerians in the diaspora.
Recall we reported the Nigeria Customs Service in its 2019 recruitment, hopes to employ 3,200 officers into the service. According to the Acting Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in charge of Human Resources Department, Umar Sanusi, 800 officers would be recruited to fill vacancies in the Support Staff for Superintendent Cadre Category, and 2,400 would fill that of Customs Inspector and Customs Assistant Cadre in the General Duty Categories.
The service’s portal for the recruitment, www.vacancy.customs.gov.ng opened 12 midnight of Tuesday and would be closed after three weeks. Prospective applicants from all parts of the country and even outside Nigeria, can log in to submit applications and upload documents. The service said the application is free of charge for all applicants, so be mindful of fraudsters. Also, any use of fraudulent documents will lead to prosecution.