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Young people wishing to be recruited within the PNB are called upon to avoid fraudulent documents


Nov 5, 2021

CANKUZO November 4th (ABP) – Young people from Cankuzo province (eastern Burundi), candidates for recruitment into the Burundian National Police (PNB), must avoid any attempt at cheating, underlined OPC1 Jean Baptiste Ndayishimiye, in charge of training at the General Commissariat at the Ministry of the Interior, Community Development and Public Security.

That appeal was made to them during a meeting held on Tuesday in the headquarters of Cankuzo province (eastern Burundi), to the heads of various provincial and communal sectors competent in issuing the required documents, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.

In his speech, OPC1 Ndayishimiye indicated that the meeting was organized with the aim of launching the awareness campaign for young people wishing to be recruited to the National Police of Burundi for all categories, 2022 edition. He added that the doors are open to young people aged 18 to 25 wishing to be recruited within the PNB. Registration will begin November 4-17, 2021;

As it becomes apparent that there are fraudulent documents such as ballots, OPC1 Ndayishimiye has reported that principals who now commit these offenses will face punishments in accordance with the law.

Other imperfections he listed in the files are linked to the change of ethnicity. There are also candidates who say they have not given birth while leaving their children at home, he added.

For all those faults, the envoy of the Interior Ministry said that there are punishments provided for by law. He then warned the fraudulent candidates that they will be struck off the list or kicked out after the investigations.

For any responsible accomplice, he said, they too will suffer the punishments provided for by law.

Regarding the certificate of physical fitness, OPC1 Ndayishimiye called on health personnel to issue this document after examinations attesting to the candidate’s state of health. He invited the participants to use their skills and work ethics in issuing these documents. He also called on them to help facilitate this activity.

It should be noted that the registrations of officers and brigadiers will be made in the capital of the province while those of police officers will be made in their communes of origin.