FG approves restructuring of training centres to ‎tertiary institutions

By The Citizen

The Federal Government has approved the restructuring of Federal Training Centres into tertiary institutions offering monotechnic programmes.

This was disclosed by the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Jamila Shu'ara, while handing over to her successor, Alhaji Mohammed Abbas.

Recounting other achievements recorded during the nine weeks she served in that capacity, Dr. Shu'ara said that they included the creation of two new departments in some strategic ministries, the restructuring of the schedule of duties of the Director in the Office of the Permanent Secretary and upgrading of the National Records Centre.

Other achievements listed by the outgoing Permanent Secretary are payment of about N500 million as death benefits to families of deceased officers, verification of all staff under IPPIS in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and the holding of sensitization forum for ten ministries on Performance Management.

Dr. Shu'ara called on the staff in the Office to continue their support for the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and the incoming Permanent Secretary so the Federal Civil Service would achieve its mandate as the chief instrument in the implementation of the Transformation Agenda of the Federal Government.

New Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Mohammed Abbas, in his remarks commended Dr. Shua'ra for the remarkable achievements recorded during her short stay in the Career Management Office. He called for the cooperation of all staff members to ensure that the good work being done is continued.