The Lagos State Government on Wednesday informed interested indigenes that the online registration for the 78 Regular Recruits Intake for Trades/Non-Tradesmen and women which had commenced on 19th of December 2018 will end on 30th of January, 2019.
A statement issued from the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Tunji Bello, said indigenes interested should, therefore, apply through the recruitment portal http://recruitment.army.mil.ng by creating a username and password.
It added that after filling the online application and guarantor forms appropriately, candidates should then submit online and also print out the copies, stressing that applicants must be Nigerian citizens by birth and possess a National Identity Card in addition to having the minimum required four credits, including English Language, in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB.
The release emphasised that in addition to the above qualifications, candidates applying as tradesmen/women must also possess OND/Trade Test/City and Guild Certificate, noting that knowledge of additional Nigerian languages other than the mother tongue is an added advantage.
According to the statement, “Applicants for Non-Tradesmen/ Women must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years while applicants for Tradesmen/Women must be between the ages of 18–26 years by the 18th of February 2019 and must also not be less than 1.68 and 1.62 metres for male and female respectively”.
“There would be no pre-selection Computer Based Test to be conducted for applicants and screening of potential recruits would be done at the candidates’ respective States of Origin while shortlisted candidates screening exercise is slated for February 1st; all successful candidates would be transported to the Depot of the Nigerian Army for documentation and training from the 1st of March, 2019”, the statement added.