Report from Office of The Head of The Civil Service of the Federation.
About twenty-six- thousand officers in the Federal Civil Service have been trained by the Federal Government for effective service delivery under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)’ Public Sector Capacity Building Programme since its introduction in 2009.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji disclosed this when he declared open the 12th batch of the 2014 Specialized Mandatory Training Programme for officers on Salary Grade Levels 08 to 16 in the Federal Civil Service held at the Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN), Abuja.
Represented at the occasion by the Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Alhaji Mohammed Abbas, the Head of Service said that the objective of the training programme is “To build and strengthen the ability of officers to effectively and efficiently deliver service and contribute significantly to the achievements of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Nigeria Development Agenda.”
He said further that a total of 450 staff on Grade levels 08 to 16 in the present batch in the Federal Civil Service are undergoing the training exercise, stressing that human capital development will continue to receive the needed impetus by the Federal Government. He called for the collaborative efforts of Donor Agencies and Development Partners in ensuring that the required targets are met.