FG lifts ban on Admin Director promotion in civil service


The ban placed on the promotion of Directors of Administration to the next levels in the federal civil service has been lifted.

The Head of Service (HOS) Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita disclosed this in a message to the 2nd Edition of the Permanent Secretary Service Welfare Office Quarterly breakfast meeting with organized labour unions in Abuja.

Ita said: “I particularly delighted to inform you that the issues of promotions for the batch of Directors in the Administrative Cadre has been finally resolved, the lifting of the court injunction on this issue also led to the conduct of examination for 2015-2017 batch of Directors in the same cadre.”

Before now,  Directors of Administration were passed over for promotion on account of the ban while their professional colleagues got career progression promotions up to the Permanent Secretary posts before retirement.

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