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Edo State Government has restated that ongoing reforms in the state’s public and civil service are part of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s efforts to retool workers with right skills to meet the demands

Related Oyo PDP faction alleges attack on new office Abiodun reiterates commitment to even distribution of projects Court fixes July 19 for ruling on legal representation of INEC Obaseki pledges investment in youth development to drive post-COVID-19 economic recovery Edo State Government has restated that ongoing reforms in the state’s public and civil service are part of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s efforts to retool workers with the right skills to meet the demands of modern and improved efficiency and productivity.IN another development, Obaseki said his administration would continue to prioritise investment in youth development and implement policies that would enable them to acquire a new skill-set to contribute their quota in the post- COVID-19 global economic recovery.“As part of our broad strategy for post-COVID-19 economic recovery, we will continue to equip our youths with new skills-set to boost their employability through the EdoJobs and in line with our vision for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET),” he said.He also explained that the ongoing re-skilling, retooling, re-engineering of the civil service is in line with the transformation agenda of the Obaseki-led government, aimed at creating a professional, compact and flexible civil service for optimal service delivery to Edo people.

Noting that the government remains committed to the welfare of workers in the state, Okungbowa reassured that the state government “will not relent in its efforts at sustaining its worker-friendly disposition and ensuring an enabling environment for workers to perform optimally.” He said the state government has initiated and implemented policies and programmes to improve the living standards of workers in the state, charging the workers to reciprocate the government’s gesture by displaying unalloyed commitment to their duties.

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