Ekiti Ag. HoS restated Fayemi’s commitment to productive civil service
The Acting Head of Service in Ekiti State, Mrs. Peju Babafemi has
reiterated the commitment of Dr Kayode Fayemi-led administration to
reposition the Ekiti State Civil Service for optimal performance.
Receiving the report of the Committee set up to look into the
resuscitation of Ekiti State Printing Press in her office in
Ado-Ekiti, Mrs Babafemi noticed that various measures put in place by
Governor Fayemi in the last few months which include regular payment
of salary, plan to renovate the state secretariat, release of fund for
car and housing loans and the administration’s plan to resuscitate the
State Printing Press, amongst several others are clear indications of
the governor’s love to uplift the civil service.
She commended the Chairman and members of the committee for their
commitment and resourcefulness which made them work round the clock to
ensure the report of their findings are ready and submitted within the
While expressing the carefulness of government in selecting members of
the committee, the Head of Service expressed her happiness at the
professionalism of the committee members who she described as a set of
people capable of driving organisational goals to logical conclusion.
Earlier, the Chairman of the committee, who is also the Permanent
Secretary in the Ministry of Budget and Planning, Mr James Owolabi
expressed his gratitude to the government for the confidence reposed
in his committee to serve and urged it to consider the recommendations
of the committee for implentation.
The Chairman explained some of the steps taken by the committee before
arriving at the report submitted to include inspection of facilities
and personnel at the Ekiti State Printing Press and going on
fact-finding trips to Oyo and Osun States Governments Printing Press
to assist the committee come up with the best recommendations.
The Commiittee has as its terms of reference to determine the status
of the Printing Press in terms of equipment and financial resources,
personnel structure, profitability potential and level of government
commitment in making the Printing Press operational and effective.
Messers Babatunde Adesola, Adedayo Ajobiewe, Sunday Aribatise and
Emmanuel Ajayi constitute other members of the Committee.