137 persons out of the 344 civil servants on the directorate cadre jostling to be appointed as principals of the nation’s 110 unity schools across the country, have reportedly failed an examination organised by the Federal Ministry of Education.
The remaining 207 directors who passed the computer-based competency test, have been scheduled for oral interviews.
Punch reported that the federal government had decided that from the 2022/2023 academic session, those to be appointed principals of the schools, must take part in a competency-based test.
In a circular marked FME/S/1317/C.1/VOL.1/51, dated August 16, 2022 and signed by the Director, Human Resource Management, Federal Ministry of Education, David Gende, it was revealed that only 207 of the earlier shortlisted 344 candidates passed the computer-based competency test and were scheduled for oral interviews.
“The following successful candidates in the Competency Based Test held on August 16, 2022, are expected to present themselves for oral interview.”