- Nigeria's federal government has promoted 2,932 senior civil servants
- The FG conducted the promotion examination in July 2018 for both professional and administrative cadres MDAs
- Delay of the promotion examination result had generated controversies among top civil servants
The promotion of 2,932 senior civil servants in the federal civil service under the 2018 directorate level promotion exercise has been approved by the federal government.
This was announced in a circular by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) with reference no: FC.6243/GOV/2018/VOL.ll/341 dated 5th August, 2019 and titled, “Promotion of Officers on SGL. 14 to 15, SGL. 15 to 16 and SGL.16 to 17 in the Federal Civil Service with effect from 01/01/2018”.
Daily Trust reports that the FCSC, the agency responsible for recruiting and promoting federal workers had conducted the promotion examination in July 2018 for both professional and administrative cadres in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
It also reported that the delay of the promotion examination result had generated controversies among top civil servants.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that federal workers in Nigeria would now face a compulsory competence assessment test to authenticate their qualifications effectiveness and suitability for their jobs, the head of civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, said.
The competency test, according to Oyo-Ita, was designed by the federal government.
The head of service disclosed this in Abuja on Monday, July 29, at the formal launch of the Redesigned Training Modules on Structured Mandatory Assessment-Based Training Programme (SMART-P) and the Leadership, Enhancement Advancement Development Programme (LEAD-P).
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