By Ibrahim Abdul
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has on Wednesday, announced the demotion of some Permanent Secretaries with immediate effect.
Fintiri who dropped the hint while receiving the report of the Technical Committee for evaluation of the Civil Service Scheme in the state in Yola,said that,“All Permanent Secretaries who were not on level 17 before their appointments are here by dropped.
“Government will also gradually phase out the office of Deputy Permanent Secretaries, as the office is not enshrined in the scheme of Civil Service,” Fintiri said.
He expressed concern that the civil service scheme in the state had been bastardized to favour a few; saying that his administration would do all it could to restore the glory of the scheme.
The governor also directed that the embargo on employment be partially lifted promising that the government would soon recruit young talents in areas of needs.
He said a committee would soon be constituted to come up with a white paper based on the recommendations of the technical committee for subsequent implementation.
For now it’s not yet clear the affected permanent secretaries and whether it may affect the state Head of service or not.