FG Urges Workers to Ensure Success of the Economy

The Federal Government has called on the Federal Civil Servants in the country to make their individual and collective contributions towards the realization and attainment of the change agenda of the present administration; which is aimed at developing every sector of the economy.

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita made the called in Abuja today while declaring open the 2nd Batch Structured Mandatory Assessment –Based Training Programme (SMAT-P) for officers on Salary Grade Levels 08-16 in the Federal Public Service holding at the Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN).

She said that every Federal Public Servant is required to be diligent, dedicated and committed to his duties and responsibilities to ensure effective and efficient service delivery to the citizens of Nigeria.

As the country passes a phase of economic difficulties occasioned by the global recession, the Head of Service said further that, all hands must be on deck to achieve the goals and aspirations of our people as articulated in the Government’s policies and programmes.

Mrs. Oyo-Ita said that through SMAT-P, Federal Public Servants on Salary Grade Levels 08-16 would be offered opportunities in batches, to enhance their potentials, capacities and capabilities which are expected to impact positively on their jobs and thus improve wealth creation in the service.

She said that The Pilot Scheme of SMAT-P was successfully rolled out after the launch of the Programme by President Muhammadu Buhari who was ably represented by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on the 7th of September 2015 at the Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja.


Mohammed Manga

Assistant Director (Media Relations)

For: Head of the Civil Service of the Federation

3rd February, 2016.

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