By Monday Ijeh
Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, on Tuesday urged civil servants to consolidate the achievements recorded in 2017 by redoubling their efforts towards performing duties.
Oyo-Ita, who made the decision in Abuja whereas addressing some civil servants in her workplace after the New Year vacation, recommended the civil servants for his or her dedication and perseverance in 2017.
She stated the Federal Government anticipated its civil servants to indicate extra dedication and guarantee greater productiveness in 2018.
“I’m pleased to come back round this morning to see that fairly quite a few you’re already within the workplace and that is what we wish to see this yr.
“We wish to see extra dedication and dedication to work.
“I must congratulate you civil servants that you stood with this administration through thick and thin even in the face of the fuel crisis that ended before the New Year,” she stated.
Oyo-Ita stated 2018 can be a superb yr for civil servants, including that there have been quite a lot of optimistic indicators from the efficiency of civil servants in 2017.
She recommended President Muhammadu Buhari for protecting his promise of paying salaries and promotion arrears regardless of the challenges confronted by the nation within the earlier yr.
“Also we have been capable of obtain the ultimate decision on the case involving some deputy administrators who sat for promotion examination in 2014.
“The matter has been favorably withdrawn from the court docket and the injunction has been lifted for deputy administrators due for promotion.
“The affected civil servants for 2015, 2016 and 2017 are to seat for their examinations in the next two weeks,” she added.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) remembers that about 400 Deputy Directors had in February petitioned the presidency over their stagnation in service.
Some of the aggrieved staff went additional to problem their stagnation earlier than the National Industrial Court, in search of redress. (NAN)