(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to a statement by the Edo State Head of Service, Mr Anthony Okungbowa, the state government will on Monday commence the recruitment of 1,400 civil servants in the state.
Okwungbowa made this known on Friday, where he said the recruitment exercise was part of the ongoing transformation of the state’s civil service under Godwin Obaseki’s administration.
Excerpts of his statement read, “The recruitment is seeking to bring over 1,400 talented professionals into the service at the Junior, Graduate and Experience categories across several disciplines of the service,” he said.
“The Edo State Civil 2020/2021 Recruitment Campaign will commence Monday, 14th December 2020. This Recruitment exercise is part of the ongoing transformation exercise in the state and one of the pillars of Making Edo Great Again. The recruitment is of major priority to our Governor and in line with his values.”
“The exercise shall be free, fair, and merit-driven. We are an equal opportunity employer and each applicant shall stand the same chance of gaining employment with the State civil service.”
PROJECTED IMPACT: The governor’s planned recruitment of professionals into the state’s civil service will help reposition the civil service for optimal performance and create jobs, which are in line with the policy thrusts of his administration.