Governor DavidUmahi of Ebonyi was rattled when several permanent secretary hopefuls in the state failed to recite the national anthem, even as they had no clear idea of the states and their capitals, among other questions they were asked in an interview session on Tuesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the oral interview, which came after a written test, was supervised by Umahi and his deputy Mr. Kelechi Igwe, who was the chairman of the interview committee.
The interview session was televised live by the state’s television network and watched by hundreds of people across the state and beyond.
Two of the permanent secretary hopefuls, who are top civil servants, failed to recite the national anthem, while another two could not recite the states in Nigeria and their capitals. Read more