Perm Sec, Niger Delta Affairs, urges civil servants to be more productive.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs Mr. Olufunsho Olusesan Adebiyi, has urged staff of the Ministry to put more effort towards enhancing productivity in the development of the Civil Service and the nation at large.
Mr. Adebiyi stated this at the Service Award Ceremony to honor sixteen deserving staff of MNDA who had, and who will continue to distinguish themselves in their field of endeavors in Abuja.
The Permanent Secretary assured the staff that the programme would not only be the form of recognition and award for staff of the Ministry who distinguished themselves in their line of service, but also reminded the recipients that there is more to earn and learn in the ceremony.
He said the Ministry would continue to recognize the efforts of deserving staff who has distinguished themselves in their various assignments, as evident in the establishment of a mechanism that would continue to actualize the Annual Service Award Programme of the Ministry.
Speaking further, the Permanent Secretary charged every member of staff to continue to develop their capacity, noting that the present generation of the Civil Service is being- driven by technology in service delivery. While promising to organize capacity-building programmes in conjunction with the Directors to improve staff ability in handling job related issues, he urged personnel of the Ministry to be discreet in handling official matters in line with Civil Service Rules.
In his welcome address, Director, Human Resources Management Mr. Musa Jafar said men and women who have distinguished themselves in their line of duties are worthy of commendation.
The Director implored that the reward system should be sustained by the management and the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation to encourage other staff to work harder and be appreciated accordingly.
Responding on behalf of the sixteen recipients of the award, an Assistant Director, MNDA, Mrs. Ifeka Edit Chioma thanked God for making the day possible and also appreciated the Management for counting the recipients worthy of commendation.
One of the sixteen recipients emerged as the winner after balloting of a token made available by the Permanent Secretary.