FG Prepares To Pay Workers Outstanding Salaries

It was uplifting news for workers of the Federal Government, as a declaration was made on Monday that it would soon start the installment of outstanding salaries for workers in its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the country. 

This was affirmed by Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), who said this at a news gathering to stamp the 2017 Civil Service Week in Abuja. 

The 2017 topic of the week is "Settling in a Citizen-Centered Service Delivery Culture; Partnering with the adolescent for Africa's Transformation ''. 

As indicated by her, the issue of the installment of cases and unfulfilled obligations of Civil workers is additionally in the front burner. 

"The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation has been coordinated to issue handouts to MDAs to present their cases for coordinate installment. 

"The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has similarly coordinated the Budget Office of the Federation and the Federal Ministry of Finance to set up modalities for the settlement of other remarkable stipends. 

"The measures, proposed by the Minister for Finance, have been endorsed by Federal Executive Council (FEC) and soon we trust this will be an issue of the past, " she said. 

She likewise said that the way to fruitful improvement by any legislature was in subjective Service conveyance and that the present organization had distinguished this. 

She said the Civil Service had a noteworthy part to play in its prosperity. 

Oyo-Ita said the vital changes that had been set up would guarantee that Civil Servants were very much prepared, appropriately put, sufficiently gave expected apparatuses to work in favorable situations. 

She included this was in the mission for quickened change in benefit conveyance for practical financial advancement and development. 

The HOS be that as it may, said the Acting President on May 18, issued three official requests on the Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in the Business Environment.

“To achieve broad-based awareness and buy-in on the implementation of the executive orders, the acting president held an interactive session with a cross section of civil servants on Grade Level 8-14.

“This is the first time of such an interaction by the highest level of government with middle level public servants.

“This is a clear testament of the high regards that the administration holds the service and a testimony of the strategic role of the Civil Service in the implementation of government policies, ‘’she said.

Oyo-Ita said that the present administration had confidence in the Civil Service, contrary to insinuations and criticisms against it

“The Acting President unequivocally stated that Nigeria has the best and most educated Civil Service in Africa.”

“You would all agree that Nigerians have excelled in every field of human endeavor. We should be proud. The civil service is no exception.

“They are people who have given their entire lives for the Service of this nation and today we celebrate them, ‘’ she said.

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