Civil servants in Borno State will henceforth sit and pass examinations before they get promotions, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has directed, as recommended by a committee on civil service reform.
The committee headed by the Secretary to the State Government, Usman Jidda Shuwa, submitted its report to Zulum on Monday at the Government House, Maiduguri.
The report in two volumes, contained 42 far reaching recommendations
“Promotions are nowadays done only based on the number of years spent, but promotional examination is very critical to capacity building and productivity. Therefore the office of the Head of Service is directed to submit requirements that will enable the State Civil Service Commission to conduct promotional examinations effective from the year 2021” Zulum said.
He added, “Some of the Committee’s recommendations
implemented on long-term basis. A special committee under the Chairmanship of the Head of Service will therefore be set up to specifically determine the recommendations
“The entire structure will be deliberated by the State Executive Council, subsequently a white paper committee will be constituted to work out phase by phase implementation”
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum also ordered the re-establishmen