Reports show that 222 out of the 300 Directors from Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government MDAs, who sat for the examinations to fill the 20 vacant positions of Federal Permanent Secretaries, have failed.Of the 300 that sat for the examinations on “Relevant Public Service and Policy Issues”, which held at the National Defense College, NDC, Auditorium, Abuja, on Monday, only 78 passed.
The States with successful candidates are: Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross-River, Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, and the FCT.
The successful candidates on Wednesday, sat for the second level “Information and Communication Technology, ICT, Assessment Test”, which held at the Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, Utako, Abuja.
The 78 Directors will today, Thursday, attend the third and final level “Oral Interview/Interactive Session”, at the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, in Abuja.
The week-long exercise was announced in separate memos by the Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office, CMO, in the Office of Head of Service of the Federation, OHoCSF, Folasade Yemi-Esan.