AbdulRazaq okays promotion exercise for civil servants


Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has okayed the commencement of 2019 promotion exercise for all public workers, including serving deputy directors in the state.

The exercise affects all categories of state government workers between Grade Level 07 and 16, ditto to substantive deputy directors in the state civil service.

This announcement was contained in a statement signed by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, today, August 19, noting that no less than 1,716 state government workers across all the MDAs are to take part in the promotion exercise.

It reads: “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.”


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