The appointment of the new Police Commissioner will be made by the end of next week, says media advisor to the Office of the Prime Minister, Jaewynn McKay.
The role became vacant after former police commissioner Maara Tetava’s term which started in 2009 came to an end last year.
The recruitment process commenced in October 2020, with the applications closing on November 27, last year.
The appointment was first expected to be finalised in late
A week ago, Parliament agreed to remove compulsory
retirement at the age of 60 years for members of the police to accommodate the
incoming Police Commissioner.
It was revealed that the Public Service
Commission shortlisted two candidates for the top cop job, both of whom are
believed to be in their early 60s.