Dedication, Patrotism Key To Result Oriented Civil Service – OYO-ITA
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita has identified dedication to duty and patriotism as essential tools in achieving result oriented civil service.
Mrs. Oyo-Ita made the observation in Abuja today during a send-off reception in honour of a Deputy Director in her office Mrs. Rebecca Ayuba Kadafa who retired from service after attaining thirty five years of active service and sixty years of age.
The Head of Service said that Mrs. Kadafa during her service years exhibited an embodiment of loyalty, diligence, commitment and dedication to duty. Adding that, she was a sticker for punctuality and one with knack for good quality work, pain-stacker, and an efficient and effective manager of resources.
She said that the reception was a way of saying thank you to the selfless service of the retiring officer and serve as a morale booster to especially upcoming officers.
Mrs. Oyo-Ita enjoined Civil Servants who she described as engine room of the government to be alive to their responsibilities and put the interest of the nation above any personal desire.
She congratulated Mrs. Kadafa for her successful retirement and prayed God Almighty to keep her healthy in her post service life.
Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary of the Ecological Fund in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Dr. Habiba Muda Lawal, Permanent Secretary Carrier Management Office (CMO) in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mr. Innocent Ogbonnaya, and Permanent Secretary Service Policy and Strategy Office (SPSO) in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Nuratu Batagarawa poured encomiums on Mrs. Kadafa saying that her unalloyed humility, discipline and dedication to duty will be missed not only by the top management of the service, but most importantly her subordinates.
Responding, Mrs. Kadafa thanked the Head of Service, Permanent Secretaries and other staff in her office for the honour done to her and assured of her total loyalty to the Federal Civil Service and Government of Nigeria even after her retirement.
Kauthar Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo
Information Officer II
For: Director (Communications)