BREAKING: FG Abolishes Degree/HND Dichotomy


The Federal Authorities has abolished the dichotomy between holders of Barchelor’s Diploma and people with Greater Nationwide Diploma, HND, in all of the Providers below the Ministry of Inside.

The businesses affected are the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps, Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Prisons Service and Federal Hearth Service.

Prior to now, personnel with HND certificates are employed into the Inspectorate cadre whereas their colleagues with Barchelor’s Diploma certificates are within the Superintendent cadre.

Nevertheless, with this new coverage, the HND holders will now be moved from the Inspectorate cadre to Superintendent cadre with out acquiring any diploma certificates because the case was prior to now.

Confirming this growth in a press release on Tuesday, the Secretary to the Civil Defence, Hearth, Immigration and Prisons Providers Board (CDFIPB), Al-Hassan Yakmut stated the approval was given after the board’s assembly on ninth and 10th of this month.

“The board has constituted a technical committee to work out modalities for the implementation, together with the harmonisation of ranks in accordance with the abolition”, in accordance with Yakmut.

That is coming simply over a yr after the board upgraded the entry level for HND holders into the Providers from Grade Stage 7 to Grade Stage eight identical to the Barchelor’s Diploma holders.