Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has directed the State Civil Service Commission to fast track the oral promotion interview for all categories of eligible workers in in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the State.
Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Salman Adelodun made this known in a statement on Wednesday. He said the oral interview is for those who had previously sat for the promotion examinations.
He disclosed that Governor Ahmed had in a letter to the Commission noted that promotion is a personal right of deserving civil servants and everything necessary must be done to accelerate it.
Adelodun said consequent upon the governor’s directive, the Commission had on Monday, 27 August, 2018 commenced oral interview for all eligible civil servants in the State.
He disclosed that over 1500 civil servants across all MDA’s in the State will be interviewed beginning with officers progressing to GL 07.
The Chairman confirmed that the affected staff had gone through the first stage being the written examination conducted earlier in the year, passed and have moved to the second stage of oral interview.
He added that the oral interview exercise is expected to last for a duration of 6 weeks. Adelodun, therefore, enjoined all concerned workers to check the dates of their interview with their respective ministries’ staff officers.
The chairman appreciated Governor Ahmed for approving the commencement of the oral promotion interview and assured that the officers will receive their letters as soon as the interviews are concluded.