Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
Council Managers in the Local Government Service of Osun State have been admonished to be exemplary leaders to their subordinate officers this new year in order to achieve improved productivity and better service delivery.
Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, Tunde Adedeji gave this charge while giving his remarks at the Annual Inter-Denominational Service organized to usher in the new year, held at the Commission’s Multipurpose Hall, State Secretariat.
Adedeji, who commended all the staff of the local government councils for the ultimate cooperation given last year, advised them to double their efforts this year and shun lackadaisical attitude to duty.
He stressed the need for workers to be closer to God and to be truthful in discharging their duties adding that, “this will go a long way in promoting peace in their respective councils and the State in general.”
Speaking earlier, the Coordinating Director in the Commission, Lekan Babalola said that “the inter-denominational service is necessary at this period to appreciate God and to commit the activities of the Commission into the hands of God in the fresh year.”
As part of the programme, special prayer was offered for the growth and development of the state as well as the well-being of the Governor and his cabinet members.
The corporate prayer, which is an annual event was attended by Management staff of Local Government Service Commission, Loans and Pension Board Management staff, Council Managers and Forum Heads among others.