23rd August, 2021
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo has approved the promotion of 6,106 workers in the state civil service.
The governor also gave the go-ahead for the recruitment of 1,843 new workers into the state civil service.
Ondo State Head of Service, Mr Niran Adeyemo revealed this on Monday while speaking to journalists on the activities to mark the 2021 Public Service Day celebration.
The celebration is slated for Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25, August 2021.
Mr Niran noted that the new workers were recruited in the education, engineering and health sectors. The promotion, however, took place across all the ministries, departments and agencies of the government.
“The government has promoted a total of 6,128 workers in the civil service. Some of the workers have collected their promotion letters, while some are still collecting their now. We have also recruited 1,200 teachers who have undergone training, he said.
“We have also recently employed 18 qualified engineers into the Ministry of Works to work in the ongoing infrastructural projects across the state. About 625 primary health workers have also been recruited and they had been sent to the 18 local government areas of the state.
The HoS while speaking on salaries said that the state government pays salaries based on the amount that came to the state as allocation. He assured that issues of remuneration would be settled soon.