Some candidates for the Nigeria Customs Service recruitment train for 2019 have accused the company of intentionally refusing to present them the job regardless of passing all checks carried out by the federal government establishment.
The aggrieved people in an announcement on Monday revealed that regardless of publishing their names as profitable candidates in nationwide newspapers earlier this 12 months, the NCS left them out to confess others whose names weren’t listed initially.
Describing the act as “wickedness and nepotism”, members of this group say they risked their lives to journey to totally different elements of the nation to take part within the recruitment train and subsequently shouldn’t be handled unfairly.
The assertion partly reads, “The Nigeria Customs Service has once again thrown many Nigerians into a state of quagmire by deceit and false hope.
“Many Nigerian youths’ lives had been put in danger because of what was tagged “2019 NCS shortlisted merit list screening” which was carried out in several zonal areas of the six geo-political zones within the nation between March 1 and 10, 2021 respectively.
“The screening process was commendable as the applicants performed brilliantly.
“However, nearly 90 per cent of these on the advantage record ended up being dissatisfied because the Nigeria Customs Service introduced names of individuals with seeming nepotism.”
Following the development, the aggrieved applicants are calling on the National Assembly and relevant government institutions to intervene in the matter to ensure that they were not unjustly schemed out of the recruitment exercise, which they had already been listed as successful.
“We the unselected merited candidates need to know why the Nigeria Customs Service didn’t lastly shortlist the three,200 names enshrined within the company’s 2019 and 2020 budgets authorized by the National Assembly.
The assertion added, “We would also like to know why the federal character principle was abjectly neglected in the final recruitment list.
“We need to know why it took three years to spherical off a recruitment that was budgeted for 3,200 candidates just for 1,545 individuals to be shortlisted.
“We want to also know the basis through which applicants who had been listed as successful candidates in national newspapers were eventually dropped.
“We additionally prefer to know why the company introduced a “supplementary recruitment” which is presupposed to start from December 13–Twenty fourth, 2021 after they had launched a supplementary record in July 2021 on the identical 2019 recruitment course of.
“If this manipulation of people’s rights is not looked into, it may push some applicants into depression and cause other health problems.
“We are subsequently calling on the federal government and all related authorities to look into this matter to make sure justice prevails.”
In January 2020, the NCS shortlisted 162,399 candidates for its written take a look at as a part of the recruitment train which started in 2019.
Those chosen for the take a look at had been picked from the about 828,333 candidates that utilized for the train.