- The Nigeria navy recruitment was earlier scheduled for Saturday, April 9
- The navy said this was done to ensure a well planned exercise
The Nigeria Navy has announced the postponement of the 2016 aptitude test to applicants.
The batch 25 trainees’ recruitment exercise was scheduled to hold on Saturday, April 9 but was postponed till Saturday, May 14.
This was contained in a statement issued by the director of information Commodore Chris Ezekobe.
The statement read:
The Aptitude Test for applicants of the 2016 Nigerian Navy Recruitment Exercise initially scheduled to hold nationwide on Saturday 9 April 2016 has been postponed. The Exercise will now hold on Sat 14 May 2016 at all the designated centres nationwide as earlier planned.
The shift in date is necessitated by the desire of the Nigerian Navy to ensure a well planned and hitch-free Recruitment Exercise. Therefore, the Nigerian Navy regrets any inconveniences the postponement will cause to parents and candidates.
Moreso, the general public is hereby informed that there is No extension of date for submission of online application forms. The submission of online application forms ended Friday 1st April 2016.
In view of the importance of this information, you are please requested to disseminate same for public awareness.
This recruitment is coming at a time when the police also opened its doors to recruit 10000 new personnel. According to President Buhari, the recruitment is geared towards tackling youth unemployment in the country.