The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Monday.
Akande quoted the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation, Mr. Afolabi Imoukhede, as saying the government was impressed with the response.
“We have been very impressed by the enthusiastic response to the call for applications. As of noon on Monday, June 13, only 36 hours after the launch of the portal, 403,528 applicants had successfully registered on the site and were in the middle of completing the application process.
“We are also very pleased that the registrations have been taking place without any hitches or system failures, considering the volume of response,” he quoted Imoukhede as saying.