Only 500 out of 84,000 people to be recruited by Ghana Immigration Service

Only 500 out of 84,000 people to be recruited by Ghana Immigration Service

- The Ghana Immigration Service has stated that only 500 people will be finally recruited in this year's recruitment exercise

- It says 47,477 applicants have already been shortlisted from the initial 84,000 applications

- The recruitment process will end on Friday, January 5, 2018

The Ghana Immigration Service has revealed that out of the many thousands of hopeful applications in the current recruitment process, only 500 applicants will successfully be taken in.

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According to a report by Citifmonline, only 500 individuals out of approximately 84,000 applicants will successfully be recruited into the Ghana Immigration Service in the ongoing recruitment exercise.

According to a statement released by the Ghana Immigration Service, 47, 477 applicants have successfully been shortlisted in the first phase of the recruitment process, and say more will be disqualified in the next phase.

This means that out of 47,477 shortlisted individual applications, only one out of 94 applicants out of this number will be selected by the end of the recruitment process. This in turn means less than 3 percent of shortlisted applicants will make the final cut.

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The second phase will consist of a screening process where an applicant's body, along with their documentation will be thoroughly examined. After the body and documentation inspection, the second phase that commenced today will finish with a written aptitude test by Friday, January 5, 2018.

Head of Public Affairs of the Ghana Immigration Service, Supt. Michael Amoako-Atta, cautioned members of the general public to be wary of people who say they can help enlist recruits into the service.

... anybody who presents himself/herself as Agent of GIS and/or middleman must be reported immediately to the Police for his/her arrest and prosecution,” he said.

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