OFFICE OF THE HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE FEDERATION
FG SET TO TRANSFORM THE CIVIL SERVICE HOLISTICALLY
In a bid to realize the change desire of the present administration, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs.Winifred Oyo-Ita has sought the maximum support and cooperation of the Council of Retired Federal PermanentSecretaries (CORFEPS), in building an enviable Civil Service.
She made this call today in her office in Abuja, during an interactive session with members of the Council of Retired Federal Permanent Secretaries (CORFEPS) led by its Chairman Chief Augustine Ogochukwu Okafor.
Oyo-Ita,said that the interactive session is aimed at enlisting the buy-in members of CORFEPS in the implementation of the Strategic focus of her stewardship in order to restore the dignity of service and bequeath to future generations, a service that they will be proud of. This is a collective responsibility that we owe the nation, she said.
The HOS added that although the Civil Service is generally seen as an institution that is corrupt, inefficient, lacking ideas and lazy, concerted effort is being made by government to identify, re-energize, re-strategize and improve on areas of weakness in the service.
Mrs. Oyo –Ita also said that her office is poised to deliver a civil service that is ‘’EPIC’’ which implies a Civil service and Civil servant that is Efficient, Productive, Incorruptible and Citizen Centered’’.
In their response, the Chairman of CORFEPS Chief Augustine Ogochukwu Okafor, said that they honored the invitation of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, to show their unalloyed support for the total transformation of the Federal Civil Service envisioned in her strategy document. Promising that CORFEPS will look into the document and respond as appropriate.
Akinwumi Taiwo Olufunke
Information Officer1 (Media Relations)
For: Direction Communication
26th August, 2016.