Kano screening committee discovers disparities in previous govt’s recruitment exercise
The committee put in place by Kano State government to screen workers employed at the tail end of the immediate past administration had submitted its report.
The Screening and Verification Committee, it could be recalled was inaugurated on the 16th August, 2023 and mandated to, among others, review the recruitment of 10,800 workers employed by the Ganduje’s administration.
According to a press release signed by the director of public enlightenment at the state Civil Service Commission, Musa Garba, and made available to Nigerian Sketch on Tuesday, the incumbent government believes the recruitment exercise was characterized by flagrant abuse of civil service rules and nepotism.
Presenting the report to the secretary to the state government, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, the chairman of the committee, Dr. Umar Shehu Minjibir said in the course of the screening exercise 13,916 workers were found to have been recruited not 10,800.
He said out of this figure (13,916), 12,566 were screened while the remaining 1,350 did not appear or present themselves for the exercise.
Dr. Minjibir explained that the committee exhaustively dealt with the issue and made far reaching recommendations in line with its terms of reference, and therefore, expressed the hope that the state government will find the recommendations useful.
In his remark, Dr. Bichi, thanked members of the committee for a thorough job, and said the state government will look into their submission with a view to doing the needful.
He assured that government will do justice when taking decision on the recommendations proffered.
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