Obaseki approves 2022 promotions for Edo civil, public servants
The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the immediate promotion of all civil and public servants in the state whose promotions were due in 2022.
In a statement, the Edo State Head of Service, Anthony Okungbowa, said the directive is in line with the government’s commitment to the prompt and regular promotion of civil and public servants.
Okungbowa noted that Edo was the first state to approve the promotions, which is coming in the second month of the year.
He said: “No other state in Nigeria has approved promotions this year, not even the Federal Government. So, this is a major milestone and the governor deserves accolades for prioritising the welfare of workers.”
He added that the development is in line with the new paradigm in the service, which emphasises and prioritises the welfare of civil and public servants that they are promoted as and when due.
According to him, “Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are by this announcement directed to commence and conclude the process of the promotion of eligible officers without delay.
“All accounting officers are to ensure strict compliance with this directive, please.”