Mr. Dazang stated that the commission approved the promotion of the personnel after a meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. He said:
“14 were officers promoted from Grade Level 16 to the rank of Grade Level 17 (substantive directors) while 1,293 were officers from Grade Levels 7 to 16.”
He said that all those promoted passed their promotion examinations and met the rigorous criteria set by the commission.
Dazang stated also that the commission had set up a four-man committee to investigate the role of its personnel in the December 10, 2016 legislative rerun election in Rivers State.
The committee was directed to submit a report of its findings by January 30, 2017.