By Dele Ogunyemi
The Ogun State Local Government Service Commission (LGSC) has commended Odeda Local Government for her prompt response to the directive of the Commission on the conduct of the 2018 and 2019 promotion exercises for junior staff members of the council area.
The commendation was given recently at the Junior Staff Management Committee meeting held at the local government Secretariat where issues bothering on confirmation of appointments, promotions, in-service training and discipline of officers on Grade Level 01 – 06 were presented for consideration & approval.
In his speech, the leader of the team from the LGSC, Dr. Adeolu Olufowobi, the Director of Manpower Development and Training, commended the management of the Local Government for the emphasis and importance placed on the issue of staff welfare by conducting the exercise in record time.
Speaking at the event, the Director of General Services and administration (DGSA), Mrs Abosede Odeyemi who also doubles as the committee’s Chairman expressed her appreciation to the team from the Commission for making the meeting a reality. She also appreciated the Council Chairman, Hon Semiu Bola Lawal for his prompt approval of the needed resources for the conduct of the exercise while also thanking the Head of Local Government Administration, Mrs Taiwo Akintomide for her support in making the day a reality.
According to the brief prepared by the DGSA, 23 Staff members were presented for promotion to the next grade level, 2 for confirmation of appointment, 5 for approval of in-service training and 3 for disciplinary action.
In attendance at the meeting were Dr. Adeolu Olufowobi, the Director of Manpower Development and Training, Engineer Abass Muhammed Ishola, the director in charge of Promotion, Posting & Transfer and Assistant Directors from the Commission. Others in attendance were Directors and Heads of Departments in the local government.