The annual Civil Service Week celebration has been described as an important forum for motivating Civil Servants and giving them sense of belonging.
The Permanent Secretary in Kogi State Ministry of Information, Alhaji Yahaya Momoh, made this remark in his office while commenting on the just concluded 2013 Civil Service week celebration in Kogi State.
Alhaji Momoh described the event as the best so far in the history of the State and commended the organizers of the event for a job well done.
The Permanent Secretary said the Civil Service occupies a paramount position in Government machinery without which rapid development cannot be witnessed.
He praised the administration of Capt Idris Wada for giving due attention to the welfare of Civil Servants and urged the workers to
reciprocate the good gestures by being more productive and avoiding all forms of vices such as truancy and idleness.
He said the interactive fora held during the celebration featured discussions on ways by which the workings of the Civil Service and its relationship with the political class could be improved.
The Permanent Secretary also commended the management and staff of the Ministry of Information for the Ministry’s brilliant performance during the celebration match-past, which earned them the third best position, and pledged that the Ministry would improve on the achievement.