The Oyo State Government has inducted 337 new officers comprising of different disciplines on conversion to the Senior Cadre in the civil service.

The training is expected to keep officers abreast of civil service matters, expectations on conversion of service and provision of essential information about their new career paths.

Speaking at the induction, the Oyo State Head of Service, Alhaja Amidat Ololade Agboola, charged the newly converted officers to be Information Communication Technology compliant, urging them to develop themselves and show commitment to their duties.

She stated this while declaring open the induction/Oath taking programme organised for the newly converted officers in the State Civil/Public Service, held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan.

The Head of Service enjoined the new officers to fully participate in the various discussions and deliberations, as this would help in their new postings.

She said there would be no room for any act that can smear the image of the Government or Civil/Public Service.

Agboola commended the present administration in the State under the leadership of Engineer Seyi Makinde for improved welfare package programmes for the entire workforce, ranging from regular payment of salaries and allowances, increase in Car and Housing loans, approval for several training programmes and renovation of Ministries in the State Secretariat and recent approval for conduct of year 2021 promotion exercise.

She said “this induction exercise is to integrate you into the new system and assist you to settle down, move you from a state of unknown to become experts in your chosen carrier.”

She added “you should be Information Communication Technology Compliant, conversant with Civil/Public Service rules and regulations and show commitment to your duties, be well focused and shun corruption in all forms”.

Speaking at the event, the Chairman, Oyo State Civil Service Commission Alhaji Kamorudeen Aderibigbe charged the newly converted officers to support the present administration to achieve its laudable programmes.

He hinted that the present Government would leave no stone unturned in restoring the past glory of the Public service in the State.

Present at the event were the Commissioner for Establishment and Training Hon. Siju Lawal, Chairman Civil Service Commission, Alhaji Kamorudeen Aderibigbe, Permanent Secretary, Service Matters, Mr B A. Adeyanju, Permanent Secretaries in some MDA’s, Representative of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Mr. Ayuba Quadri among others.

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