Ogun LG service commission to clear three years promotion arrears


The management of the Ogun State Local Government Service Commission has concluded arrangements to commence the year 2018, 2019, and 2020 promotion exercises for members of staff which has been long overdue.

According to a circular letter with reference number LGC. 781/ Vol. IV/108 dated 10th May 2021 titled; Time – table for the Year 2018, 2019 and 2020 Promotion Exercises signed by the Director, Promotion, Posting and Transfer, Engr. Abbass, Muhammed Isola FNSE.

According to Engr. Abbass, the oral interviews which will commence on Monday 24th May through Friday 11th June 2021 will cut across all cadres and shall be held at the Conference room of the Commission for well over Three Thousand staffers.

The Chairman of the Commission, Ms. ‘Bukunola Onabanjo while addressing the press, thanked His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun MFR, the Ogun State Governor for the approval given to clear the backlog of promotion arrears for both Junior and Senior staff of the Local Governments in the State which he inherited from the past administration.

The Commission boss added that the promotion exercise of the Junior staff had since been concluded. She advised all relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth and hitch-free completion of the activity and that officers who by any means exhibit a lackadaisical attitude and are found wanting in the discharge of their duty in respect of the promotion exercise will be punished.

She therefore, directed all Heads of Local Government Administration to make sure that the content of the released circular is disseminated to the Heads of Department, Units as well as Branch Chairmen of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) for a broader spread of the information to all eligible staffers including officers on Approved Course of Study, Secondment, Leave of Absence, Maternity Leave, In-Service – Training and already retired that are eligible before their retirement as the Commission will not entertain any excuse for absenteeism.

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