The Chairman, Rivers State Civil Service Commission, Sir Ngo Martyns Yellowe, has reiterated its commitment to re-position the State Civil Service for better service.
Sir Ngo stated this in Port Harcourt during a courtesy visit by members of the Governing Council of the Rivers State College of Health Science and Technology.
The Chairman, who expressed gratitude for the visit assured the visitors that the Commission would always live up to expectation in carrying out its statutory functions of recruitment, promotion, discipline and transfer of Civil Servants in the State Service.
He said the well-being of Civil Servants is of utmost interest and concern
to the commission, adding that it is a commitment to promote good work ethics.
In his speech Chief Bebe Okpabi, Commissioner III in the Civil Service Commission, disclosed that the inauguration of the Governing Council of the College by Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi gave the Council the authority to recruit and fire any staff, pointing out that the college has the same status with other tertiary institutions in the State.
Chief Okpabi however advised that the Council should notify and seek the approval of the Governor before carrying out any recruitment or promotion exercise.
Earlier, the Chairman of the Governing Council of the College, Barr. Tasie Wike had commended the Commission for its achievements so far, saying that the Civil Service Commission remain the livewire of the Government.
He appealed to the Commission to give the Governing Council the authority to recruit staff in-line with what is obtained in other tertiary institutions in the State as well as give permanent status to some staff that were seconded to the institution.
River State Government Press Release
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