The Ogun State Government has disclosed that over 5000 eligible civil servants due for promotion across the cadres in the state sat for the year 2016/2017 Promotion examinations respectively.
It also added that the exercise which held at the Moshood Abiola University Of Technology, Ojere, Abeokuta, the state capital, was organised by the Civil Service Commission, 
The Acting Chairman, of the commission, Alhaji Surajudeen Olusesi,  said that the participants consisted of officers seeking promotion to the next grade levels and others seeking for upgrading.
He added that the purpose of the exercise was to test the capability of the participating officers and prepare them for the task ahead of them.
Olusesi, who  said promotion of civil servants to next grade was not automatic, noted that officers must work harder towards achieving success in the exercise, in order to secure their promotion to the next grade level.
The acting chairman hails the Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led administration for deeming it fit to endorse the promotion of over 5000 workers.
Also, the Permanent Secretary, Ogun state Civil Service Commission, Mrs. Amope Chokor, said the introduction of the Computer Based Test (CBT) for officers on grade level 6 to 10 was to increase their proficiency and productivity in the use of computers
Chokor, who  noted that it would also broaden their knowledge and well acquitted with computer, added that many officers were not vast in computer
However, he expressed her contentment and delight with the conduct of the exercise, adding that the participants comported themselves in good and pleasant behavioral manner.
Elegbede  Oluseyi and Mr. Lawal Raheem, from the  Bureau of Lands and Survey commended the commission for the introduction of CBT, saying that it was a welcome development that would also assist some of the civil servants to be  computer acquiescent.

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