I must also say that you must do more than what you did to merit these appointments.
He further admonished them to continue distinguishing themselves as they have greater individual and collective responsibilities to ensure efficient and effective service delivery of their various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to sustain the tempo of good governance that would engender development of the state and increased individual prosperity for the people.
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While imploring the new appointees to make probity their watchword and be prudent in the management of both human and material resources under their care, the state helmsman charged them to provide leadership, be exemplars of virtues, integrity and consciously mentor their subordinates, to achieve the greatness of their MDAs as they have been empowered to perform greater tasks as a reward to their dedication and hard work.
Governor Abiodun, however, disclosed that his administration had cleared the backlogs of the 2018, 2019 and 2020 promotion exercises, while the year 2021 and 2022 promotion exercises were ongoing.
He added that his government was working towards offsetting all outstanding dues and other workers entitlements as the financial status of the State improves.
Let me use this opportunity to reassure our public servants that we have not, and will not renege on all our promises.
It is believed that this continuous process will also place the Public Service in good stead so that it will perform its duty as the engine room of the government.
The challenge staring us in the face is not just that of sustaining our delivery capability, but improving on it so as to meet the ever increasing expectations of our people.
We are developing all sectors of the state economy through the creation of needed ambience for the optimal development of our dear state, Abiodun submitted.