By Bako Johnson
The Federal Government has approved the abolition of the agelong dichotomy between Degree and Higher National Diploma (HND) holders in services under the Ministry of Interior.
The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) announced the new measure yesterday in a statement by its secretary, Alhassan Yakmut.
“The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has approved the abolition of dichotomy between holders of Bachelor’s Degree and Higher National Diploma in the Services under the Ministry of Interior.
“The Board chaired by the Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, gave the approval at the Board’s meeting held between 9th and 10th May, 2019 In Abuja.
“Consequently, a Technical Committee was immediately set up to work out modalities for the implementation, including the harmonization of ranks in accordance with the abolition”, Yakmut said.
According to him: “The meeting also approved the recruitment of 2, 200 candidates into the Federal Fire Service. and 4775 candidates into the Nigeria Prisons Service.
“General Dambazau wishes the candidates a successful career in the services and pledges commitment of the Board to ensuring adequate predeployment training.”
FROM THE TOWER OF TRUTH