By CrossRiverWatch Admin
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has published shortlisted candidates for the Armed Forces Selection Board (AFSB) to pick as intakes for the 73rd Regular Course.
60 candidates were selected from each State who wrote the examinations on Saturday, July 31, 2021.
And, successful candidates are to report for interview before the AFSB from Saturday 14 August – 25 September 2021 at the Nigerian Defence Academy Ribadu Campus, Kaduna.
A statement published by the NDA’s Registrar, Brig. Gen. AG Mahmuda said Candidates will appear before the AFSB in 3 Batches.
Candidates from Cross River alongside, Bayelsa, Borno, Ebonyi, FCT, Jigawa, Kebbi, Kwara, Lagos, Niger, Ogun, Sokoto and Taraba States who form batch 1 are to report to NDA on Saturday 14 -28 August 2021.
Batch 2 States are to resume on August 28th while Batch 3 States will resume on September 11th.
“Candidates who fail to report on Saturday, 1 4August 2021, Saturday 28 August 2021 and Saturday11 September 2021for Batches 1, 2 and 3 respectively, will not be allowed to attend the interview. Any candidate in Batches 2 and 3 who is seen around the NDA premises before Saturday, 28 August 2021 and Saturday, 11 September 2021 respectively, will be disqualified. All candidates will be accommodated and fed throughout the duration of their stay for the AFSB. All candidates must come along with their Bank Verification Number (BVN) and Bank account number,” the statement added.
Below are further requirements.
“All candidates will undergo a screening exercise which will involve certificates/credentials screening, medical and physical fitness tests amongst others.
“Only candidates who pass the screening exercise will qualify to continue with the interview. Thus, any candidate that fails at any stage of the screening, documents verification and medical screening, will be asked to leave NDA premises.
“Candidates MUST bring along their original and 2 photocopies each of the following documents:
a. JAMB UTME Result Slip 2021.
b. Acknowledgement Form and NDA Screening Test Admission Card.
c. Academic Certificates/Statements of Result and Testimonials for Primary and Secondary Schools (Junior and Senior).
d. Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age, preferably Birth Certificate.
e. Letter of Attestation of State/Local Government Indigeneship duly signed by the SSG or Chairman of Local Government, as the case may be.
“Certification obtained from a military officer from the candidate’s state of origin, who must be of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and above or equivalent in the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Air Force, may be used in place of Local Government Indigeneship Certificate. In this case, the officer must indicate his
formation/unit, appointment, contact address, phone numbers and e-mail address. The officer must also affix formation/unit stamp and sign.
f. Letter of Consent from Parent/Guardian.
“Candidates are to download both the Attestation and Letter of Consent Forms from the NDA applications portal/NDA website and complete same.
“Candidates who fail to bring along the documents listed above will be disqualified. Any alterations on the documents will attract outright disqualification.
“Candidates are to also bring along the following items:
a. Writing materials.
b. Three blue shorts and 3 white (round-neck) T-shirts.
c. A pair of white canvas shoes and 3 pairs of white socks.
e. Non-refundable fee of N2,500.00 each for verification/confirmation of results at WAEC/NECO.
f. Scratch cards for WAEC and/or NECO results for online confirmation of result.
g. Four recent coloured passport photographs.
h. The second copy of Postcard Photograph that was presented and endorsed at the Exam Centre during the NDA Screening Test.
i. Transport money to and from Kaduna.
g. Face mask.”