By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna
In line with the decision of the Kaduna State Government to enhance the capacity of local government areas to deliver services, over 200 persons are being recruited to fill vacant positions.
The Local Government Service Commission announced the commencement of the recruitment process in a notice signed by its chairman, and posted on the state government website, www.kdsg.gov.ng.
This was made known in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor el-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan, made available to newsmen on Tuesday.
According to the recruitment notice, professionals in different spheres are to be hired. Among them are 86 lawyers, comprising legislative officers and legal draughtsmen. Others are Architects, Engineers, Veterinary Doctors, Agricultural Officers, Statisticians, Town Planners and Quantity Surveyors.
In a state broadcast in December 2017, Governor Nasir El-Rufai had explained that the implementation of the Public Service Reform and Revitalisation requires the recruitment of professional and skilled staff to perform important functions in the 23 local government councils.
During the broadcast Malam El-Rufai assured that the Local Government Commission would soon issue a recruitment notice in this regard.
Prior to the broadcast, the 23 local government councils had successfully implemented the restructuring and staffing order which prescribed maximum staff strengths and deployments for each of them.
Following that exercise, the Local Government Service Commission has identified vacant positions in 46 professional fields that need to be filled to enhance capacity in the local councils.
The recruitment notice stated that the deadline for the submission of applications is Tuesday, 13th February 2018.