The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has congratulated the Corps personnel for a successful promotion examination conducted by the Civil Defence, Fire Immigration and Prisons Services Board for eligible personnel.

According to the Deputy Commandant General in charge of Operations, Hillary Kelechi, fsi who stood in for the Commandant General during the exercise at the Corps National Headquarters, Abuja, the examination is a yearly exercise, therefore, it should not be seen as a do or die affair.

He cautioned personnel that promotion exercise is a privilege and not a right; therefore, the idea of personnel demanding letters of recommendation from highly placed personalities in the country is not encouraged and would not be tolerated.

He added that part of conditions for promotion includes but not limited to the written examination; other criterion such as, availability of vacancies, eligibility of personnel, Annual Performance Evaluation Report among others would be taken into consideration.

He assured all personnel who took part in the promotion examination of fairness in the process and strict adherence to the provisions of extant rules.

In his parting words, Madu encouraged all the personnel to continue to put in their best and remain good ambassadors of the Corps wherever they find themselves in the service of the nation.

 DCC Emmanuel Okeh