Yemi Adedeji, Abuja
Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF) has revealed that 150 deputy directors failed promotion examinations conducted for them by her office.
She said over 290 deputy directors sat for the 2015-2017 batches of Directors Examination with 140 being successful.
The HoS disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja at the 2nd edition of the Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office Quarterly Meeting with Labour.
Her words: “I am particularly delighted to inform you that the issue of promotions for the 2014 batch of Directors in the Administration Cadre has been finally resolved. The lifting of the court injunction on this issue also led to the conduct of examinations for 2015-2017 batches of directors in the same cadre.
“Over 290 deputy directors sat for the exams, out of which about 140 were successful. With this achievement, I am certain, that going forward, the Civil Service will ventilate itself and officers will be rewarded for hard-work. With this, we now have a solution to the issue of dearth of Directors of Admin in MDAs.”