Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has suspended the ongoing recruitment exercise into the state civil service.
He said the suspension was sequel to the fact that process was fraught with sharp practices and could not be adjudged to be credible.
In a statement signed by the state Head of Service, Patrick Origho, Governor Okowa said it is public knowledge that there were sharp practices ranging from abuse of office to sale of jobs slots.
According to him, the recruitment cannot by any stretch of imagination be adjudged credible, “no flawed process produces a credible exercise. This abysmal handling of the exercise culminated in the suspension of the chairman and members of the Commission and the setting of an Administrative Panel to review the recruitment process”.
The Governor appealed to Deltans for support and understanding on the suspension of the exercise assuring that” action will be taken to study the report of the Administrative Panel at the appropriate time with a view to strengthening the Delta State Civil Service Commission and ensuring transparent recruitment process.