Edo govt insists recruitment free, merit-based, as process to employ 1,400 professionals into civil service begins tomorrow
The Edo State Government has reassured that the recruitment process for the 1400 new professionals into the state’s civil service will be free, fair, transparent, credible and in accordance with global best practices.
The government will tomorrow, Monday, December 14, 2020 commence recruitment of over 1,400 professionals into the junior, graduate and experienced cadres of the state’s civil service, as part of the ongoing transformation of the civil and service by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration.
Edo State Head of Service, Anthony Okungbowa Esq., in a statement, emphasized that the recruitment exercise shall be free, fair and merit-driven in line with the vision of Governor Obaseki and the finest principles and ethics of the Public Service.
Okungbowa further urged applicants not to under any circumstance or guise offer any money or other form of inducement or gratification in exchange for any assistance in the recruitment exercise.
“Applicants should note that the recruitment is free of charge. No fee is required to apply and there is no need to go through a consultant to apply for any job.
“Let me reiterate that this recruitment is of major priority to our Governor and in line with his values the recruitment 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”
The Head of Service however warned that appropriate sanctions (including prosecution) will be meted out to any person, within or outside of the Public Service who violates or encourages the violation or breach of the government’s principles of employment
Okungbowa further noted that the recruitment adverts will begin to run from Monday, December 14, 2020 and will be placed in two regional newspapers and two national newspapers, aired on radio stations, widely circulated on social media platforms and posted at the Edo State Government website; Civil Service Commission website; State and Local Government Secretariats.