The federal Government of Nigeria has approved equal salary structure for HND, Degree holders.

A board meeting chaired by the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, approved the regularization of the salaries on Tuesday in Abuja, according to a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Abubakar Magaji.

The statement reads;

THE BOARD DIRECTED THAT ALL OFFICERS WITH HND TO BE UPGRADED TO COMPASS 08, WHICH IS THE SALARY GRADE LEVEL FOR HOLDERS OF DEGREE CERTIFICATES AT ENTRY POINT.

“WHILE THE NOMENCLATURE FOR THE HND HOLDERS WILL START WITH THE RANK OF SENIOR INSPECTOR, THE DEGREE HOLDERS ARE WITH THE RANK OF ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT II.