Civil servants to be promoted on performance contract

Channels Television  
Updated October 17, 2012

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the use of performance contract system recently adopted by Ministers, as a basis for career promotion in the civil service.

Briefing state house correspondents after the council meeting on Wednesday, the Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku said that the approval which will take effect from 2013 will take off with five ministries.

The ministries are Ministries of Education, Agriculture, Health, Finance and Works.

The approval is following deliberations on the report of the annual conference of the civil service commission held earlier in June this year.

Also the cabinet gave approval for the automation of its operations using the galaxy backbone.

The council agreed that memos must not be carried manually from next year.