By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The outgoing Oyo State Head of Service, Mr. Soji Eniade on Tuesday hinted that Governor Abiola Ajimobi has approved the immediate release of years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 promotions in the state Civil/Public Service of Oyo State.
Mr Eniade who dropped this hint in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan declared that this was a clear demonstration of Governor Ajimobi’s commitment to the welfare of workers in the state,.
While tasking the workers in Oyo state to adequately reciprocate the governor’s kind gesture through hard work and commitment while in the service of Oyo State, the HOS charged them to be diligent, dedicated, devoted, committed and work assiduously towards ensuring financial sufficiency for the state.
Commenting on the ongoing restructuring exercise in the civil/public service in Oyo state, the out going Head of Service disclosed that it was embarked upon to clean and sanitize the system.
According to the HOS, the restructuring exercise of the state government “is not meant to witch-hunt anybody,” saying that “what the government is doing is a standard periodic self-check which is standard practice throughout the world where quality service delivery is expected.”
Mr Eniade then solicited the support and cooperation of workers for the state government towards achieving desirable results in the ongoing state Public/Civil service reform in order to uplift the system to an enviable height.
He however lauded Governor Ajimobi for his wise and bold decisions that have kept the state afloat despite the present economic situation in the country, urging that workers should reciprocate the governor’s kind gesture with commitment, efficiency and effectiveness in discharging their duties.
On the commissioning of the Sports equipment for the 2018 Oyo State Public Service Games held at the Ministry of Youth and Sports explained that the re-awakened Public/Civil Service games will enhance good health and spirit of friendship among the workforce in the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
He said that the games will be held every Tuesday at the Civil Service Club, Pavilion at the front of the Oyo State House of Assembly, and Lekan Salami Sports Complex, noting that there would be 10 mental games as well as 10 physical games.