From: Femi Oyelola, kaduna
The Kaduna State Government said it has concluded the screening of the 5,351 applicants who passed the CBT stage of the ongoing recruitment process.
Special Adviser to the Governor, Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye announced this in a statement issued in Kaduna yesterday.
Muyiwa said screening results are being compiled, and successful candidates will be invited for interviews by Ministries, Departments or Agencies in which they indicated interest.
He added that the screening exercise is the first instance of face-to-face interactions between applicants and government officials who conducted checks to match the virtual and actual personalities of the candidates.
“ The officials had asked candidates questions about their essays , CBT and also checked certificates.
“In furtherance of its public service reform and revitalisation programme, the Kaduna State Government seeks to strengthen its workforce with younger, more IT-compliant personnel.
“Therefore, KDSG launched an online
recruitment process on 1 August 2019. Interestead graduates were invited to visit the online job portal, created profiles and provided the required documentation online, including an essay.
“By 26 August 2019 when the job portal closed, 41,971 applications had been submitted. After assessing the essays submitted by the applicants for plagiarism and Use of English, 13,700 persons were selected for the second stage and were invited for computer-based tests.
” Applicants did not have to leave their locations to take the CBT. At the conclusion of the CBT stage, 5351 persons were deemed to have met the threshold and were invited for screening,” the statement reads.