The federal government says it will soon commence the payment of outstanding allowances for workers in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the country. The head of civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, said this at a news conference to mark the 2017 civil service week in Abuja on Monday.
The 2017 theme of the week is “Entrenching a Citizen-Centred Service Delivery Culture; Partnering with the youth for Africa’s Transformation”. According to her, the issue of the payment of claims and arrears of Civil servants is also on the front burner.
She also said that the key to successful development by any government was in qualitative service delivery and that the present administration had identified this.
Oyo-Ita said the strategic reforms that had been put in place would ensure that civil servants were well trained, properly placed, adequately provided with required tools to work in conducive environments.
She added that this was in the quest for accelerated improvement in service delivery for sustainable economic development and growth.