By Danmaryam Zayamu
The processes for the year 2020 recruitment into the Nigerian Navy will commence on Wednesday, March 11 and end on April 21, a statement signed by Commodore Suleman Dahun, on behalf of Chief of Naval Staff has disclosed.
It however, warned interested persons to apply only once, insisting that multiple registration will be penalized. The whole process is free.
The process, according to the statement, will commence with online registration and that interested candidates are to apply through www.joinnigeriannavy.com.
While explaining the process, the statement said: “On submission, applicants are to print out copies of the completed Application Forms together with Applicant’s Declaration and Certification by Parent/Guardian form, local Government Area Certification form, Police Certification Form and Guarantor Form.
“Applicants are to come to the designated examination and recruitment centers with copies of their online completed Forms.”
On qualifications, the statement said: “Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB (English and Mathematics inclusive), must be between the ages 18-22 Years or 18-26 Years for those with ND, NCE, Nurses and Motor Transport Department (MTD) respectively.
“Applicants with qualifications higher than those specified in the Guidelines should not apply.
“Applicants must be single and of Nigerian by birth, must not be less than 1.69m tall for males and 1.65m for females.
“Applicants must read the detailed instructions at www.navy.mil.ng.
“The recruitment exercise will commence with screening of applicant’s credentials and an aptitude test at designated centres nationwide on a date to be announced later.
“Applicants are advised in their own interest not to submit multiple online applications. Any applicant with multiple submissions will be disqualified.
“Applicants are further advised in their own interest not to give any form of gratification or inducement to any person or group of persons to assist them on the recruitment exercise.”
The statement, however, warned that any applicant who falsifies or forges his/her documents and is discovered at any time will be handed over to the appropriate law enforcement agency for prosecution.