The Association of Physically Challenged Applicants and Workers (APCAW) on Friday visited Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) demanding for slots in the ongoing recruitment by the service.
The President of the association, Mr Godstime Onyegbulam, told the Nigeria News Agency that they were at the customs headquarters to plead, to consider his members in the employment.
Onyegbulam explained that some of the members of the association applied for the job vacancies recently advertised by the service.
NAN reports that the NCS began recruitment process in April, this year, to fill 3,200 vacancies of professionals in the service.
The president said most of his members were graduates hence the need to be considered in the exercise in order to be part of the system to contribute their quota.
The Public Relations Officer of the customs, Mr Joseph Attah, who received the physically challenged applicants, pledged to look into their request.
Attah assured that their request would be taken to the appropriate authority with a view to addressing it.
He advised those that applied to come and submit their printed slips at the customs’ headquarters for screening.
Edited by Muhammad Suleiman Tola