Council Managers in the Local Government service of the State have been admonished to be a leading example to their surbodinate officers this new year in order to improve productivity and for better service delivery.
The Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, Elder Tunde Adedeji disclosed this today while giving his remarks at the Annual Inter-Denominational Programme to usher in year 2021, held at the Commission’s Multipurpose Hall, State Secretariat.
Elder Adedeji who commended all the staff of the local government councils for the ultimate cooperation showed last year said “they should work more this year and shun lackadaisical attitude to duty.”
He stressed the need for workers to be closer to God and be truthful in discharging their duties adding that “this will go a long way in promoting peace in their respective councils and the State in general.”
Speaking earlier the Coordinating Director of the Commission, Barr. Lekan Babalola said that “the inter-denominational service is necessary at this period to appreciate God and to commit the year and the entire workforce to the hand of the Almighty God.”
As part of the programe, special prayer was made for the growth and development of the state as well as the well-being of the governor and his cabinet members.
Alhaji Musbaudeen Orimadegun and Prophetess Esther Akinloye representing Islamic and Christian faiths respectively led the prayer session.
The annual prayer, which is an annual event was attended by Management staff of Local Government Service Commission, Loans and Pension Board Management staff, Council Managers, forum Heads among others.