Obaseki Swears-In 14 Perm Secs, Harps On Adherence To Reforms In Seamless Service Delivery


The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has sworn-in 14 new Permanent Secretaries into the state’s public service, charging them to adhere to ongoing reforms in seamless service delivery.

Governor Obaseki, who said this while swearing-in the new permanent secretaries in Government House, Benin City, noted, “If I find out that you violate any clause of the oath you took today, I would not hesitate to ensure that the law takes its course; I mean it. I have spent the last few weeks interviewing only those that passed the qualifying test to ensure you have the right ethics, background and orientation to be the permanent secretaries Edo State deserves.”

He said the state government is introducing a new monitoring system to ensure documents, files and mails do not stay in government offices longer than 72 hours.

According to him, “As governor, I respond to any mail or file that gets to my desk within 48 hours. I am putting in place a checking system to track how long documents…

Source: Leadership Newspaper