Public sector recruitment process and service delivery in Osun state between 2010 and 2018
Author(s): M Kolawole Aliyu and Emmanuel Olusegun Awobode
Abstract: This study examined policy instruments used for civil service recruitment, their gains or otherwise on service delivery outcomes in Osun State, Nigeria. It examined the factors, and challenges that influence recruitment in the study area. The study used quantitative and qualitative data. Purposively sampled service providers recruited and clusters of the public, who are recipients of the services, were administered questionnaire. It also used semi-structured interviews with key informants involved in the recruitment exercise. The study revealed that there are policy instruments for civil service recruitment in Osun State, and are not biased. Availability of vacancies and decision of the government are key factors that influenced Osun State’s recruitment drive while political interference and unemployment are key challenges facing recruitment process in Osun State’s civil service. The study concluded that the recruitment exercise of the civil servant carried out between 2010 and 2018 in Osun State followed established process.
M Kolawole Aliyu, Emmanuel Olusegun Awobode. Public sector recruitment process and service delivery in Osun state between 2010 and 2018. Int J Political Sci Governance 2023;5(2):127-137. DOI: 10.33545/26646021.2023.v5.i2b.268