His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has reaffirmed his commitment towards repositioning and strengthening civil service for optimum performance. This was made known during the swearing in Ceremony of the Newly Reconstituted Nasarawa State Civil Service Commission , Appointment of Permanent Secretary and Auditor General for the Local Government .
Civil Service Commission
Musa Dangana Giza Chairman
Joel Onarigu Olugbo
Akron Istifanus Reize
Dr. Janet Angbazo Permanent Secretary
Idris Apah Danladi Auditor General For Local Government.
Governor Umar Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa State who swore in the Chairman and Members of the Reconstituted Nasarawa State Civil Service Commission stating that their appointment had been diligently processed and are to enhance the service and the state with the value they would bring. He reminded them of the oath they have just said which tasks them to only work for the benefit of the state.
He urged them to quickly settle down and work on all outstanding promotions are granted, which would come without financial implications due to an agreement with the NLC, but as soon a situation get better this would also change. This was to ensure the civil servants were properly placed to maintain seniority and progression . He also urged them to dispose of all outstand disciplinary cases to sanitize the service.
He reminded them that a substantial amount of what they do have to deal with discipline ,and he reminded them of the new “Change starts with me “ campaign which should be used to promote values and ethical reorientation. Tasking them to bring back the discipline that is known in the civil service, yet asking them to always have a human face to the issues to forestall an further decay in the service.
He then spoke on the recent appointment of Dr. Angbazo stating that it was the first time since coming on board he has appointed a P.S. from outside the service , which was due to her experience, position and inline with what he was able to see and analyze.