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FG approves equal salaries for HND and degree holders

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Polytechnic
graduates can now heave a sigh of relief, as the Nigerian government in
a statement released on Thursday, announced that it has approved the
regularization of “the dichotomy between holders of university degrees
and HND (higher national diploma)” in the civil defence, fire,
immigration, and prison services.

The approval came after
Nigeria’s minister of interior Abdulrahman Dambazau, held a meeting
with civil defence, fire, immigration and prisons board (CDFIPB).
Here’s an excerpt from the statement;

“The
civil defence, fire, immigration and prisons board (CDFIPB), at the end
of its meeting held on Tuesday, 11th July 2017, under the chairmanship
of the honourable minister of interior, Lt.-Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello
Dambazau, approved the regularisation of the dichotomy between holders
of university degrees and higher national diploma (HND) in all the
services.
To this end, the board directed that all officers with
HND to be upgraded to Compass 08, which is the salary grade level for
holders of degree certificates at entry point. While the nomenclature
for the HND holders will start with the rank of senior inspector, the
degree holders are with the rank of assistant superintendent II.”

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Kemisola Ade

Kemisola Adeyemi is the Assistant Editor of Kemi Filani News. She loves to write and write and write and hopes to own a publishing firm someday! Email: [email protected]

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