– INEC has promoted 2,209 of its staff members ahead of 2019 elections
– This was contained in a statement by Mohammed Haruna, INEC national commissioner and member, Information and voter education committee
– Haruna said that the promotion is made up of 847 junior and 1,362 senior staff
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that it has promoted 2,209 members of staff in its 2018 promotion exercise.
We gathered that the commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Mohammed Haruna, INEC national commissioner and member, Information and voter education committee on Thursday, November 29, in Abuja.
The breakdown of the promoted staff according to Haruna is made up of 847 junior and 1,362 senior staff.
Haruna said that the commission at its weekly meeting held on Thursday, November 29, considered, among other things, the report of its Appointment, Promotion and Disciplinary Committee (AFDC) on the 2018 promotion exercise.
“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. (NAN)