Navy recruits graduates for direct short service


The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday began enlistment of graduates and Higher National Diploma (HND) holders in the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC).

In a statement by its director of information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, the Navy said interested applicants, who must be Nigerians by birth, should possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Division for first degree holders and Upper Credit for HND holders.

“Male applicants must not be less than 1.68 metres tall while female applicants must not be less than 1.65 metres in height.

“Applicants must possess NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate and should be between 22 and 28 years by February 20, 2020,

“Except for imams, chaplains and medical consultants who should not exceed 30 years and 40 years respectively by February 20, 2020,” he said.

Dahun said guidelines for the enlistment could be accessed on the Nigerian Navy Enlistment Portal which is currently opened till 14 November 2019 for interested candidates to apply online.

“Candidates are to note that all the processes ranging from online registration, aptitude test and the selection interview are free of charge.

Candidates are advised to be wary of scammers and refrain from giving money to any individual under any guise,” he added.


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