Bauchi Province governor, Senator Bala Mohammed has called on critical stakeholders in the province’s civil service to bring together hands with his administration to revitalise and reinvigorate the service to regain its lost glory.
The governor made the phone at the swearing-in of the newly appointed Top dog of Service, Yahuza Adamu Haruna, chairman of the Bauchi Province Civil Service Commission and 22 permanent secretaries.
A statement signed and made available to DAILY POST by the
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Muktar Gidado, informed that Mohammed said the task before the new Top dog of Civil Service was huge, immense.
He and then called on Haruna to ensure effective and efficient deployment of personnel and stuff resources for the implementation of authorities policies and programmes by the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the province.
“To the new Top dog of Civil Service, you have to convey into play your wealth of experience and knowledge and carry along all permanent secretaries in the discharge of the onerous duties of your business office,” the governor was quoted to have said.
Patch congratulating the new appointees, Governor Mohammed said they were chosen after painstaking appraisal of their competency to top dog the respective offices.
He enjoined the appointed chairman of the province Civil Service Commission to ensure that due physical process and extant laws of the civil service are observed in the appointment, promotion and disciplinary actions in the service.
He said as accounting officers of their respective MDAs, the Permanent Secretaries were to guide and direct in the application of authorities policies and interpret the rules and regulations of the civil service.
Governor Mohammed and then tasked the permanent secretaries to cultivate and sustain cordial relationships with their commissioners to ensure smooth implementation of authorities policies and programmes.
“As civil servants, the permanent secretaries should imbibe the civilisation of neutrality and loyalty to the authorities of the daytime. Under no circumstance should they involve themselves in partisan politics.
“Ours is a authorities that believes in maximising the usage of scarce resources for the advatage of the generality of the good people of the province,” Governor Mohammed said.
He warned that his administration would not condone mismanagement of resources and bastardization of the civil service for selfish ends, noting that it was for this reason the administration introduced sanity in the direction of public funds to acquire the province dorsum on rail.
Mohammed used the medium to denote that essential arrangements have been made for the province emigrate from the current Defined Advatage Scheme to the Contributory Pension Scheme.
He extended his honest appreciation and gratitude to all the province civil servants for their back up, cooperation and understanding in the travail of addressing problems associated with the payment of salaries and pensions.
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