Hopes of civil servants in Kwara has risen following the approval of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for 2019 promotion exercise for all state government workers, including serving deputy directors.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye made the announcement in a on Wednesday.
Ajakaye said “His Excellency has approved for the Civil Service Commission to organise promotion examinations for the state government workers. This exercise covers all categories of state government workers from Grade Level 07 to 16 and substantive deputy directors in the state civil service.
“Consequently, the Civil Service Commission is to activate the process which takes full cognisance of the COVID-19 protocols and the need for everyone to stay safe. This exercise, for which the Governor has approved funding, is part of the Governor’s efforts to restore the glory and pride of the civil service. It is an exercise geared towards motivating the civil servants to be at their best at all time.”
The statement said no less than 1,716 state government workers across all the MDAs are to take part in the promotion exercise.