Ahead of the 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promoted 2,209 staff in its 2018 promotion exercise.
INEC National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, Malam Mohammed Haruna who disclosed this, further stated that 847 junior and 1,362 senior staff were promoted after the commission considered the report of its Appointment, Promotion and Disciplinary Committee (AFDC). He concluded the announcement on Thursday, by telling newsmen that 315 persons were promoted to Directorate Cadre, eight of whom have become Directors.
“In furtherance to the Commission’s commitment to the welfare of its staff, 2,209 were promoted. Out of a total of 927 junior staff who sat for the 2018 promotion examinations, 847 passed and were promoted accordingly.
Of the 1,847 senior staff who took the exams, 1,517 passed. However, 1,362 were promoted in accordance with the existing vacancies.
Out of this number, 315 persons were promoted to Directorate Cadre, eight of whom have become Directors,” he said.