The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promoted 1,985 members of its staff, nationwide.
INEC in its bulletin obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja said that the promotion came on the heels of the 2021 promotion examination and evaluation carried out by the commission.
It noted that the promotion was in furtherance to INEC commitment to the welfare and development of its staff.
A breakdown of the figure indicates that 12 deputy directors on Grade Level(GL) 16 were promoted to the post of Directors on Grade Level 17, while 78 assistant directors on GL15 were elevated to the position of deputy directors on GL 16.
Also promoted to the assistant director cadre were 92 officers who were elevated from GL14 to GL15, and 971 other senior staff were promoted to Grade Levels between 07-14.
The commission also promoted 753, junior cadre staff between GL 03 and GL06,