Kwara Conducts Competency Test For Senior Civil Servants


The Kwara State government has conducted competency and leadership test for 196 senior civil servants in the state.

The written test which was organised by the Office of the state’s Head of Service, was held at Peace Hotel in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

The Permanent Secretary (Establishment), Alh. Mohammed Ibrahim, explained that the test was organised as a prelude to the nomination of prospective permanent secretaries to fill vacant positions in the Service.

He disclosed that successful candidates would be invited for oral interview slated for Tuesday before the final selection of the new permanent secretaries.

Ibrahim acknowledged the commitment of the state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to repositioning the state civil service.

He stressed that the competency test was aimed at ensuring that only the best hands were assigned challenging responsibilities.

The Permanent Secretary added that the state government would not compromise efficiency in service delivery as only experienced and competent personalities will be appointed into government positions.

Ibrahim appealed to workers in the state to rededicate themselves to duties while assuring that the government would continue to recognise hardworking staff.

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