The Kaduna state government has shortlisted 5,351 persons out of the 41,971 that applied for the state civil service.

Muyiwa Adekeye, special adviser to the governor on media and communications, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

Adekeye said the shortlisted persons were selected after conclusion of a computer based tests (CBT) set for the 13,700 candidates who scaled through the first stage from the pool of 41,971 applicants

“Of the 13,700 persons on the first-stage shortlist, 12,887 registered for the CBT, while 12,299 applicants sat for the test between October 7 and October 13, 2019,” he said in a statement.

“Persons who are successfully screened will then be invited for interviews by the agencies in which they have indicated interest.

“Applicants who sat for the CBT will receive email notifications regarding the status of their applications.

“Screening of shortlisted candidates will commence in Kaduna this week. This will represent the first interaction between the applicants and KDSG officials in a recruitment process that has so far been conducted exclusively online.

“Candidates on the shortlist will also be advised by email on the date, time and venue for their screening.”


The Kaduna state government has shortlisted 5,351 persons out of the 41,971 that applied for the state civil service.

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