No fewer than 2000 Ogun State civil servants eligible for promotion into the next rank and those seeking upgrading today participated in a written examination conducted by the State Civil Service Commission for the purposes.
The Officers who are on Grade Levels 06 to 16 cut across 65 cadres of the civil service and were tested in General Paper, Public Service Rules, Financial Regulations, Office Manual and Specific Professions.
They include Accountants, Engineers, Information Officers, Administrative Officers, Auditors, Tax Inspectors Data Processors and Confidential Secretaries
Addressing newsmen shortly after monitoring the exercise held at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in Abeokuta, the Commission’s Chairman, Chief Mrs. Aderonke Folarin noted that it would enhance productivity, improve efficiency and prepare the officers for future challenges.
She said the examination would help bring out the best in the participating Officers and make them compete favorably with their peers in other States of the Federation.
Mrs. Folarin commended the Officers for comporting themselves while the examination lasted, affirming that on its part, the Commission would continue to do its best to ensure tested good hands were recruited into the State Civil Service.
Also speaking, the examination coordinator, Prince Sunday Ogundeji of MAPOLY consult affirmed that the questions asked were standardized and capable of general knowledge of the Officers.
In an interview, one of the participants, Mr Tunde Kassim of the Ministry of Information and Strategy described the written examination as a welcome development which could help to task civil servants and widen their knowledge on issues and generally enhance productivity.
“In the past it was only oral interview, but now, this is a further test to show that civil servants in Ogun State have the knowledge of what it takes to take challenges in the service”, Kassim remarked.
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