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Plateau HoS identifies main challenge




LACK of adequate manpower has been identified as one of the major challenges of the Plateau State Civil Service following batched retirement of its staff over the years.

The State Head of Civil Service, Barrister Rauta Dakok, disclosed this recently during the monthly ministerial press briefing organised by the Ministry for Information and Communication, held at the ministry’s conference hall, JD Gomwalk Secretariat, Jos.

The other challenges, according to her, included “non- availability of copies of current Public Service Rules and other relevant Government Publications, lack of adherence to due process for Training by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

“Indiscriminate encroachment on lands adjoining to Government quarters by unscrupulous persons and Retired Civil Servants who are still holding unto Government quarters by preventing the serving Civil machinery in place for the actualization of the completion.”

She disclosed that the government had placed advertisements for suitable young applicants to apply for employment opportunities into the Plateau State Civil Service to help fill existing vacancies.

Earlier, while delivering his opening remarks, the Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Hon. Musa Ibrahim Ashoms, commended Governor Mutfwang for reactivating the Civil Service for effective service delivery.

There were presentations by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Ephraim Usman, Commissioner of Secondary Education, Hon. Nyelong Muhammad Salihu, and that of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hon. Caroline Dafur, respectively.

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