Governor Adeleke Receives Staff Audit Report, Sets up Implementation Committee


*Photo: Governor Ademola Adeleke (left) going through the report*


Governor Ademola Adeleke on Wednesday vowed to pursue the ongoing public service reform to a logical conclusion as the state staff audit consultant, Sally Tibot Consult, submitted the final report.

At a ceremony held at the Government House, the lead consultant, Mrs Saadat Bakrin Ottun said the staff audit was concluded after due diligence and critical analysis of the data gathered during the auditing exercise.

Submitting soft and hard copies of the report, Bakrin Ottun said best practices were applied to prepare the report, noting that the report contained actionable recommendations for further action by the state government.

While thanking the state government for the opportunity, the consultant commended the labour unions for their cooperation and support.

Receiving the report, Governor Adeleke immediately set up an action committee to be chaired by the Chief of Staff, Hon Kazeem Akinleye to review and act on the recommendations.

The Governor spoke further: “I thank the consultant for finally completing the assignment. Our administration is committed to pursuing public service reform to a logical conclusion.

“We have done a lot to reposition the public service. I am encouraged to drive the reform further because we have the full support of the public servants. I have received several commendations for our emphasis on workers’ welfare.

“We are not only paying salaries regularly but we are repaying inherited salary and pension debts. Our government remains committed to workers’ welfare as a priority.

“Above passion for workers is why we are blocking all loopholes in the salary system. Let me reaffirm that the process is not meant to witch hunt anybody. The process is for our collective good.

“To review and act on the staff audit report, I hereby set up an action committee on the staff audit report. 

“The terms of reference of the committee are as follows: study the report and assess the recommendations ;consider the implications of the recommendations on the public service; take action to implement the recommendations; interface with stakeholders to ensure effective implementations; and consider all other issues related to the subject”, the Governor posited.

The members of the committee are as follows: Alhaji Kazeem Akinleye (COS) — Chairman; Dr. Biyi Odunlade; Mr.Ayanleye Aina — HOS ; Mr. Remi Atolagbe — AG’s Office ; Mrs.Linda Bibilari; Comrade Christopher Arapasopo — NLC Chairman ;Comrade Lasun — JNC Chairman ;Comrade Fasasi — TUC Chairman; Mrs.Eniola Omotosho; Comrade lyabo Olanrewaju — NLC; Prof. Anthony Ola Olusanya; Comrade Atoyebi Oyetunde; Mrs .Adepeju Ogini; — Asst. Secretary; and Hon Bamkole Omisore -Secretary.


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