By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi
The Bauchi State Government is set to conduct the 2017 promotion examination for civil servants, with 1,527 persons expected to participate.
The stateâ€™s Head of Â Service (HoS), Alhaji Liman Bello, said this during the opening ceremony of a two-day sensitisation workshop organised by the state government in collaboration with Dugge Management Services Limited for the civil servants in preparation for the 2017 promotion examination.
The HoS said: “The workshop is part of the strategy to strengthen the civil service for effective service delivery, and the administration has embarked on promotion examination for civil servants in the state to help 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 the way for 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 the 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.