Benue State Government is to partner with the Institute of Political Administration and Management to train civil servants in the state for enhanced productivity.T
he State Head of Service, Dr. Moses Agbogbo Ode stated this last Tuesday in his Office when he received an award of fellow of the Institute.
A press release signed and made available to The Voice by the Information Officer, office of the Head of Service, Dooshima Abuul, quoted the Head of Service as stressing the importance of training and building staff capacity, pointing out that government was ready to embrace initiatives that will impact the requisite skill and knowledge needed to enhance staff performance in their work place.
Dr. Ode emphasized that the Alia Administration is making efforts to see that the Civil Service is restructured and repositioned, stressing the need to constantly train and retrain officers to be abreast with the present advanced age.
He expressed appreciation to the Institute for the honour and prayed God to reward them abundantly.
Earlier, in an address presented by the Director-General of IPAM, Dr. Ochoho Ameh informed the Head of Service that the Institute was proud to identify with him on his elevation to the noble position as Head of Service, intimating him that the Institute is affiliated to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and appealed that the Institute train, professionalize and upgrade the skills and competence of civil servants and personnel in the state to enhance the entire state workforce to be more responsive to administrative challenges.
Chairman of Council, Benue State Chapter, Her Royal Majesty Professor Mrs. Ayatse, who was represented by Dr. Tyoapine Hanmaikyur appealed to the Benue State Government to provide an office accommodation for the Institute to carry out its activities in the State, while the National Chairman of the institute, Dr. Jonah Ogbaji installed on Dr. Agbogbo Ode and decorated him as a fellow of the Institute.