NAN reports that out of the 300 that sat for the examination on “Relevant Public Service and Policy Issues” held at the National Defence College (NDC) Auditorium, Abuja on Monday only 78 passed.
The 78 successful candidates yesterday sat for the second level “Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Assessment Test” held at the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) Utako, Abuja.
The 78 directors will today attend the third and final level “Oral Interview/Interactive Session” at the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of 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) Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan.
In line with the Federal Character Principle one permanent secretary is appointed per state as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The states which successful candidates will represent as permanent secretaries are Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross-River, Delta, Edo and Ekiti, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto and the FCT.