Gov Adeleke sets up implementation committee on staff audit, commits to public service reform

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has set up an implementation committee on staff audit in the state civil service, vowing to pursue the ongoing public service reform to a logical conclusion.

Governor Adeleke made this known during the submission of the final audit report by the state staff audit consultant, Sally Tibot Consult on Wednesday in Osogbo.

According to a statement signed by the governor’s spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, the action committee to be chaired by the Chief of Staff, Kazeem Akinleye, will review and act on the recommendations.

The governor said, “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 lead consultant, 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.

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

Gov Adeleke sets up implementation committee on staff audit, commits to public service reform

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