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Prepare for Post COVID-19 Era- Aregbesola Tasks Staff

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has called on Management and Staff of the Ministry to remain focused and also develop personal value for excellence and efficient service delivery, particularly in the realization of the Ministry’s mandate.

The Minister made the call on Tuesday when he flagged-off the 2020 Staff Training Exercise in Mararaba, Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

Represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Georgina Ehuriah, Aregbesola said the present Administration was poised at lifting the service to a world class status through the imbuement of modern work practices and processes such as skills acquisition by civil servants in ICT-Digital Model, particularly in the post COVID-19 era where public operation may likely move from the normal hard copy to Computer based.

According to him, the civil service was a place for self-development, and therefore, workers must learn to set high targets for themselves through development of self-excellence which is a compulsory hallmark that will stand them out for success in their career.

Aregbesola who said further that civil servants in the country must see themselves as agents for the promotion of growth, peace and stability noted that the training exercise was designed to prepare staff ahead of the post COVID-19 challenges as the pandemic had gradually altered the operations of government.

He called on them to take advantage of the training to develop themselves in line with the changing trends for effective performance, to enable the realization of government’s programmes, policies and projects for the betterment of the citizens.

The Minister reminded staff of the need to see the service as a place for self-development, prosperity and service to the nation and called on them to live their dreams, love and respect their jobs so as to ensure the actualization of the present administration’s policy thrust.

“Make use of the training opportunities provided for you by the Ministry to develop yourself for optimum performance at your duty posts”, he said.

Oluwakayode Banjo

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