About 1, 616 Civil Servants in Bauchi state are to participate in 2019 Civil Service Promotion Examinations.
State Head of Civil Service Alhaji Ahmed Ma’aji disclosed this Thursday during a workshop organized by his office of in collaboration with a private company, Dugge Management Services Limited for the affected staff held at multi-purpose hall Bauchi.
Ma’aji said the importance of the workshop cannot be over emphasized as it will acquaint the participants with regulatory, professional and general knowledge of public service.
According to him, the workshop has over the time contributed towards boosting the workers’ capacity, reading culture and increased performance to duties for effective service delivery.
” Based on experience as seasoned administrator that handled training for years, if civil servants are left completely without any structured measurement tool of their capability on the job, it would be highly devasting to them and the system,” he pointed out.
The head of service described the sustenance of the Promotion Examination policy as a clear demonstration of the present administration’s commitment to the upliftment of the State Civil Service as part of efforts to ensure human capital development.
” It is therefore my belief that, with the current commitment of His Excellency, the Governor, this administration, coupled with the reciprocal commitment of civil servants, our goal of high quality delivery will be achieved.” He stated.
In his address, the acting Permanent Secretary, Establishment and Servicom Matters Bureau, Office of the Head of Civil Service Alhaji Isika Tijjani Bello, explained that, Civil Service Promotion Examination is one of the major preconditions for promotion of civil servants as government primarily introduced the policy to ensure efficiency and productivity in public service.
He expressed satisfaction that in the last edition of the 2018 promotional examination, it has recorded over 90 per cent passes which indicated that the policy is worthwhile.