Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has expressed the commitment of his administration to reposition the state civil service for better performance as he felicitates with workers and the organized labour on the International Labour Day.
In a statement by Mary Noel-Berje, his Chief Press Secretary, Bello acknowledged the significant role of workers in nation building, adding that it remained a significant to the success of his administration.
He described the Civil Servants as pivotal to the success of Policy implementation of any administration, adding that when the civil service is properly positioned, every aspect of government runs smoothly.
Every government, he maintained, needs a vibrant workforce, and therefore priority attention must be accorded to the critical role civil service plays in good governance, stressing that civil service has the onerous duty to execute government policies and programmes.
According to him, the impact of government’s policies and programmes on the citizens is determined by whether they have been implemented excellently through an efficient and effective civil service.
He stressed the need for government to identify the weaknesses of the service, streamline past efforts to revamp it, and apply vigorous measures to make it a truly enduring and supportive institution.
Bello also reminded the workers that professionalism and adherence to the ethics of the civil service should be their watchword as no Nation can attain greatness without a vibrant and dedicated civil service.
The Governor therefore urged workers in the state to remain focus, dedicated, and committed in the discharge of their duties, adding that the state government would continue to improve worker welfare so as to provide a conducive working environment.
He said it was part of the reasons why government decided to embark on the renovation of the Abdulkareem Lafene Secretariat and other Ministries, Agencies Parastatals.
The governor commended both the public and private workers for their resilience even at these hard times of financial difficulties and security challenges.
While congratulating the workforce, Bello appealed to them to continue to show understanding with the current trend and ensure that they do away with bad eggs among them. (NAN)