They must also not be affiliated to any fraternity or cult.The army in a statement issued today by Department of Military Secretary Mambilla Barracks Asokoro – Abuja invited applications from from Nigerians for Direct Short Service Commission, which is open to both civilians and serving military personnel.
Only serving military personnel sponsored by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered..
The NA has also requested applications from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Short Service Combatant (SSC) Commission officers. This is open to both civilians and serving military personnel.
However, only serving military personnel sponsored by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered.
For the direct short service commission, the applicants are expected to fill vacancies in the Nigerian Army Medical Corps, Directorate of army Aviation, Directorate of Chaplain services, both protestant and Catholic, Directorate of Islamic affairs and directorates of legal services and Public relations.
Applications are free and all one needs to do is to log on to www.nigerianarmyms.ng to create an account.
Then one should read the Qualification Criteria and follow all the instructions.
All applications must be submitted not later than 13 June 2016.
Applicants for short service combatants are also expected to apply free of charge from today by logging onto www.nigerianarmyms.ng to create an account.
According to the statement, the applicants must be either male or female and be between the ages of 24 and 29 years by October 2016.
They must also be recommended by at least 2 recognisable referees who must attest to the applicant’s character and integrity.
“Serving military personnel must be recommended by their commanding officers. Civilians could be recommended by a Local Government Chairman/Secretary or an officer of the Armed Forces not below the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel and equivalent or an Assistant Commissioner of Police and above who must hail from the state of the applicant. Passport photographs of referees must be affixed to the letter of attestation.”, the statement added.
The recruitment of these two cadres is side-by -side with the 75 Regular recruit intakes for 2016 trades/ non-tradesmen, which started on 8 April and ending 23 May. To apply, log onto : http://recruitment.army.mil.ng/ and follow the instructions.