• Hails Justice Ministry on quick interpretation of government policies into law
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has assured Ekiti workers of a
more conducive working environment as he promised to complete all
abandoned building projects in the State Secretariat Complex.
The Governor expressed his commitment to the welfare of all civil
servants in the State and expressed appreciation for their
contributions and dedication to duties with a promise to continue to
inspire them to enhance their performance.
Dr. Fayemi, who made this known while laying the foundation of a new
office complex for the Ministry of Justice as part of the activities
marking his first year in office, added that steps were also underway
to provide befitting office complex for both State Universal Basic
Education Board (SUBEB) and Local Government Service Commission among
He commended the state Ministry of Justice on its drive to ensure that
cases are dispensed without delay by ensuring that the Ministry was
ever active and prompt in providing rapid and systematic
interpretation of government’s policies and rules into life touching
The Governor said his administration embarked on the legacy project to
ensure a befitting edifice for the Ministry to enhance its performance
adding that the Ministry that was once neglected and relegated in the
past has now become a bride sought after nationally.
Fayemi added, “As a government, we understand and appreciate the
importance of conducive and comfortable working environment as a
prerequisite to enhancing performance and bringing the best out of
“We are committed to the welfare of all civil servants in Ekiti State,
and I reassure you all that the welfare of our workers is our
paramount interest. We appreciate your contributions and dedication to
duties, and we will continue to do our best to inspire you to perform
“Any responsible government that wants efficiency and effectiveness
from its workforce must provide a more conducive working atmosphere
for the officials and Staff of the Ministry. This is of course also
true of many other buildings in the Secretariat. That is why we are
taking steps about other structures including SUBEB and Local
Government Service Commission (LGSC) Secretariat and at least two
other uncompleted structures in the Secretariat.
“This is just one of several other steps mapped out to strengthen our
workforce. One after the other, we shall meet and cater for the needs
of all our Ministries, Departments and Agencies. During the next
fiscal year, we will embark on projects aimed at providing new
accommodation to SUBEB, LGSC and complete two structures in the
Secretariat. I enjoin you all to be patient with the government as we
continue to manage our limited resources in the best interest of all.
The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Wale Fapohunda
expressed appreciation to the Governor for counting the Ministry
worthy of being provided with a befitting office accommodation.
Fapohunda said he was aware of the limited resources available to the
state and the competing needs for suitable and conducive office
accommodation and prayed that God would provide the government with
resources to the project in record time.