The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita has affirmed Federal Government’s commitment to transform the civil service through the introduction and implementation of innovative ideas that will move the service forward in line with global trend and the dynamic challenges of the 21st Century.
A press release signed by the Director, Media and Public Relations, Mrs. O.A. Ogunmosunle, statedd that Oyo-Ita gave this affirmation during the bench marking and study tour visit of Oyo-Ita alongise Heads of Service in the states of the Federation including Federal and State Permanent Secretaries to some establishments in Singapore recently.
The head of service, who led the delegation, said the success stories of the Public Civil Service of Malaysia and Singapore were possible because they have been able to move their thinking and actions away from the colonial ways of doing things.They have leveraged on their potentials to meet with the challenges and expectations of our modern age.
Mrs Oyo-Ita emphasized on the necessity and urgency of the Civil Service to brace up to implement innovative ideas for the development of the Service to meet with the demands of the 21st Century.
“The measures the Nigerian government is taking to improve the service include; creation of work improvement units in Ministries.
The units created in Ministries will comprise of groups of Civil Servants from bottom –up who will be allowed self-expression on how to improve their work operations.Civil Servants will be given the enabling environment to develop innovative ideas that will transform the Service to meet with global trends”, she reiterated.
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