The Federal Ministry of water resources has embarked on many activities such as road walk, football game and other activities to mark the 2022 civil service week celebration.
The event which involved the Minister of water resources, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu, permanent secretary of the ministry Mrs Didi Walson Jack, the Directors of agencies under the ministry and the staff took place in Abuja on Wednesday.
Speaking at the event, the Minister Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu, disclosed his pleasure to be part of the 2022 civil service week celebration, adding that it is in this week that the ministry recognizes the role of civil service in the country.
He explained that civil week is aimed at raising the Image of the service, motivating civil servants and rewarding excellence.
Adamu noted that the public service remains the most potent instrument available all over the world for the formulation, implementation of policies and programmes of Government.
He therefore, appreciated the staff for attendance and also celebrated the awardees and urged the staff to keep up to hard work for it pays.
Meanwhile, the permanent secretary of water resources, Mrs Didi Walson Jack, while speaking at the event, said that the celebration of the civil service week is a yearly event in Nigeria, in compliance with the 1999 Tangier Development by African Ministers for public service which set aside June 23 every year for the celebration of African Public Service Day APSD, to recognize the value and virtues of the service to the community.l
She said that since the last Civil Service Week celebration in 2021, the Office has embarked on programmes and activities to improve the welfare of staff in the Ministry.
“Some of these programmes, include: e Completion of the Ministry’s Welfare Projects (Canteen, Clinic and Gym) and commencement of their operations, ° Welfare of Staff, ¢ implementation of the Ministry’s Rewards and Recognition Policy System, « Various Capacity Building Programmes for Staff, © Staff Promotion, * active involvement in the on-going Public Service Reforms and Programmes, i.e. SOPs, PMS, IPPIS, HR Module.
“organization of a Retreat on Performance Management System, Support for Sporting Activities, and e improved Labour and Management Relations.
“Today’s celebration by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources is part of the 2022 Civil Service week-long activities in the Federal Civil Service being organized by the OHCSF from 17 – 234 June 2022, with series of events aimed at highlighting innovations and rewarding excellence in Public Service.
“Today, we publicly acknowledge the contributions of every Staff, individually and as a team, to the successes recorded in the Ministry in this challenging time. We have progressively moved towards attaining our vision as a Ministry due to the commitment and dedication exhibited by the staff. In the Ministry, every one of us is a part that makes up the whole, and we have all contributed our quota, leading to the results we have achieved so far as a Ministry. is our expectation that the celebration of the Staff by the Management would boost staff morals, give you a sense of belonging, motivate you for better and greater service, and consequently, improve efficiency and service delivery. ” Walson said.
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