Ekiti State Head of Service, Mr. Olubunmi Famosaya has charged Civil Servants in the state to key into the opportunity provided by the recently launched civil service journal to re-energise their intellect and refresh their knowledge on the civil service rules and tradition for optimum performance.
Speaking at a forum in Ado Ekiti, Mr. Famosaya who is the Chairman/ Publisher of the journal, said that the “Fountain Bureaucrat” was conceived in response to the demand for improve service delivery.
Mr. Famosaya noted that the journal would also complement the efforts of the Fayemi led administration to reposition the public service for efficiency and effectiveness.
According to him, the journal would assist in propagating the Civil Service Transformation Strategy (CSTS), adding that it would also aid the implementation of the administration’s 8 point agenda and help improve the standard of living of the people.
He expressed appreciation to the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi for his support on the successful publication of the journal.
Describing the Fayemi led administration as workers-friendly, Mr. Famosaya highlighted the achievements of the administration in the civil service to include the resuscitation of the car and housing loans that was suspended by the immediate past administration, clearance of arrears of promotion since 2009, the full implementation of the CONMESS/CONHESS for health workers as well as the introduction of the Civil Service Transformation Strategy (CSTS).
He pledged that the civil service would continue to support the efforts of government to make life more meaningful for the people.
In her remarks, the Editor-in-Chief of the Fountain Bureaucrat, Mrs ‘Peju Babafemi said it was designed to boost knowledge acquisition, general awareness and robust networking of government’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the state.
Mrs. Babafemi who is also the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender Empowerment and Social Development assured civil servants in the state that the Editorial Board of the journal would leave no stone unturned to maintain the standard of the journal. She however solicited the support of all stakeholders towards ensuring that the journal remained on the news stand.
Last modified: February 27, 2013