Breaking News: President Jonathan Cancels Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) Test, Offers Family Of Victims Automatic Employment



President Goodluck Jonathan has canceled the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment test which held nationwide on Saturday, March 15, 2014.

President Jonathan has also ordered that three slots be reserved for families of victims that lost their lives in the stampede that occurred during the recruitment exercise.

This was made known to the State House correspondents by the minister of information, Mr. Labaran Maku, at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

President Jonathan directed that one of the three beneficiaries must be a lady. The applicants that were wounded and are currently hospitalised are not left out, the President has directed they must be given automatic employment in the service as well.

President Jonathan has set up a committee led by the Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission, to conduct a fresh exercise.

The committee has the Comptroller-General of NIS as well as representatives of the Inspector-General of Police and the heads of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Coprs, Nigerian Prisons Service, State Security Service and the Federal Road Safety Commission as members.


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