By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan
Oyo State Commissioner for Establishment & Training, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye has expressed the readiness of the present administration to give priority attention to staff welfare, promotion and development through training and retraining programs for civil servants in the state
He also disclosed that gratuities of retired civil servants will be given utmost attention adding that arrangement had been put in place to offset backlog of gratuities of retired civil servants in the State according to their year of retirement.
He stated this while briefing newsmen when he paid an on- the- spot assessment visit to various departments of the ministry, to assess its facilities and ensuring it better serves the purpose for which it was established.
The Commissioner who frowned at the deplorable condition of facilities and structures in the Simeon Adebo Staff Development and Training Centre over the years, said the present government was ready to create a conducive environment for civil servants in the state.
Barrister Olaleye stressed that the ministry is being created for staff training to enable workers discharge their responsibilities, to make adequate recommendations to the government on the needs of civil servants, promotion of civil servants and the payment of their gratuities as at when due.
He then assured that the present administration through his Ministry will do everything necessary to rehabilitate the degenerated facilities and bring life back to the Simeone Adebo Staff Development and Training Center.