From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi
The Bauchi state government is set to conduct the 2017 promotion examination for civil servants, with 1,527 persons expected to participate.
This was disclosed by the state’s Head of Service (HOS) Alhaji Liman Bello during the opening ceremony of two days sensitization workshop organized by state government in collaboration with Dugge Management service Limited ,for the civil servants in preparation of the 2017 promotion examination in the state.
HOS, said the workshop is part of the strategy to strengthen the Civil Service for effective service delivery, the administration has embarked on promotion examination for civil servant in the state to discover those who are qualified and have the required knowledge in the service.
According to him, the main thrust of the examination apart from paving way promotion, it acquaints civil servants with regulatory ,professional and general knowledge which contribute immensely in boosting their capacity and reading as well as increase effective performance of their duties for efficient service delivery.
Bello said the state government attached high premium to the reform agenda by training and re-training of civil servants on different aspects of the civil service to enable them appreciate and contribute effectively to the betterment of the lives of the good people of Bauchi state.
In his remarks the state Permanent Secretary Establishment and Servicom Matters Bureau Alhaji Sani Ahmed, represented by a Director Alhaji Tijjani Ishiyaka who explained that civil service promotion examination introduced in to the state civil service has the main merit of keeping public officers abreast with the civil service regulations. Procedures and general knowledge that is vital for ensuring an effective and productive public service.
He urged the participants to listen attentively to the end to and get acquainted with the civil service rules and also get promoted.
Earlier speaking the lead consultant of Dugge Management Service Limited ,Alhaji Gambo Magaji stressed that the workshop and the promotion examination will qualified the civil servants for promotion and guide against any guess work, saying era of guess work are over.