Federal Character Commission guidelines promotes gender equality in recruitment – Chairman




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-Prof. Shuaibu Abdulraheem, Chairman Federal Character Commission (FCC), says commission’s guidelines promotes gender equality and opportunities for physically challenged .

Chairman told News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in that the guidelines FCC do not discriminate amongst or gender.

He said that recruitment in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) reflect quality, merit, gender equality, proper representation zones and cater for the physically challenged in the society.

“The FCC guidelines recruitment insist that anyone that to recruit advertise in at least two national dailies.

“At times MDAs come to seek waivers advertisement for recruitment due to financial implications, especially when the needed are not many. [eap_ad_2] “There is an embargo recruitment and any MDA that want to recruit seek waiver from the Head of Service to recruit but comply with other principles of the commission,’’ he said.

Abdulraheem said that the commission only gave waivers on two contexts – advertisements and embargo on recruitment.

“The issue of under and representation in the civil service is not a static thing; some retire while some voluntarily exit themselves from the service.

“ Our job as a commission is to ensure that we bridge these gaps in terms of representation,’’ he said. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]