The Head of Service of Oyo State, Mrs Olawumi Ogunesan has charged the Secretaries in the Civil Service of Oyo State to put professional expertise in their practices and ensure accurate documentations in their various Offices to enhance quality service delivery.
The Head of Service who spoke through the Acting Permanent Secretary, Service Matters,Mrs Adejoke Ejitayo gave the charge at the closing ceremony of a six month reporter’s Course tagged “Verbatim Reporting” organized by the Simeon Adebo Staff Development Center held at the Conference Hall of the Centre, Secretariat, Ibadan.
Ogunesan noted that the State Government will continually support the workers in their quest to upgrade themselves by allowing them to participate in various capacity building Programmes that will make them more productive.
She stated further that the Ajimobi led administration is committed to the welfare of the Civil Servants through the payment of worker salaries, introduction of Health Insurance Scheme, issuance of promotion letters for Year 2013 to 2016 affected workers in various levels and cadres.
While admonishing the graduands to be good ambassadors of the centre at all times, Ogunesan hinted that the year 2017 promotion exercise will commence soon.
Earlier, the Acting Director General, Simeon Adebo Staff Development Center,Mrs Olufunke Daniel said the programme was organized to produce vibrant verbatim reporters and secretaries who will work in the State and Federal House of Assemblies to cover and report accurately the proceedings of the plenary sittings.
She stated further that the Authority of the Polytechnic,Ibadan has approved their Center to run National Diploma in Management Courses such as Accountancy, Business Administration, Public Administration and Local Government Administration in which the certificate of the Institution will be issued at end of the Programme.
Speaking on behalf of the Graduands,Mrs. Zainab Adigun appreciated Oyo State Government for allowing them to participate in the Programme,adding that the skills and knowledge acquired will be used accordingly in their various Offices.