Niger State Civil Servants will no longer be promoted automatically.
The Civil Servants are to undergo compulsory written examinations and interviews from this year.
A statement by the Permanent Secretary of the state’s Civil Service Commission, Habiba Ahmad says, the examinations will be in two batches.
The first batch will be conducted between January and June, while the second will be between July and December.
Officers from grade levels six to fourteen are to write the examinations and interviews after every three years.
Officers from grade levels fifteen to seventeen are to write theirs after every four years.
The promotion examinations and interviews will enhance and ensure that only deserving Civil Servants are promoted to the next grade levels.