14th February, 2011
At least, 150 directors in the Lagos State Public service have been re-trained on how to consolidateÂ on the transformation ongoing in the state.
The training workshop organised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria forÂ Directors in the Administrative Cadre in the State Public Service has the theme: ConsolidatingÂ Transformation Gains in Lagos Public Service: The HR Perspective.
Commissioner for Establishment and Training, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu who represented Governor BabatundeÂ Fashola restated governmentâ€™s commitment to the development of the state’s workforce, just as heÂ promised to continue to improve their welfare.
While describing the workers as the greatest asset of the state government, Sanwo-Olu stated thatÂ government would not relent in its effort at training and retraining public servants in order toÂ ensure that the state continues to remain the centre of excellence.
He said as part of its commitment to the improvement of the workersâ€™ welfare, the state governmentÂ recently approved and would implement the new salary package for the workers with effect from thisÂ month, a feat he described as second to none as the state was the first to implement the new salaryÂ package in the federation.
Head of Service, HOS, Mr. Adesegun Ogunlewe, spoke on the importance of Human Resource in the overallÂ development of the State.