Cross River State government has in collaboration with the Nigeria
Police Force, NPF, commenced the recruitment process of not less than
3,000 young persons into the state Homeland Security Service.
As a way of providing job for the unemployed and reduction of redundancy
in the state, Ayade in August announced his intention to appoint
another 300 political office holders to the over 800 political aides
assisting him in running his government.
The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ben Ayade on Media, Mr.
Christian Ita yesterday issued a statement in Calabar that an applicant
must be at least 6ft tall and a holder of a university degree or a
Higher National Diploma, HND, to be eligible for enlistment into the
The Cross River State Homeland Security was recently established after
Governor Ayade signed into law, a bill passed by the State House of
Assembly for its establishment.
A non-arm bearing organization, the key function of the Cross River
State Homeland Security is information gathering, which is expected to
ensure a more effective policing of the state by the Nigerian Police
The state government has already purchased hundreds of Kia sedan cars
fitted with state-of-the art communication gadgets in preparation for
the official inauguration of the service.
Source: Spilled News