Obaseki reiterates resolve to reposition Edo civil service for efficiency, optimal productivity

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to reforming the civil service for optimal performance and efficient service delivery. He noted that the ongoing reforms in the state’s civil service will bestow workers in the state with tools and skills that stand them out and make for a better work-life…

Edo govt condemns illegal logging at Okomu Forest Reserve, tasks patrol team on protection of forest assets

The Edo State Government has condemned the activities of illegal loggers at Okomu Forest Reserve, which is compromising the forest assets in the state and endangering the wild-life in the park. In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., directed the forest patrol team to firm up surveillance across the forest belt…

Obaseki parleys Austria Embassy, mulls partnership for solid minerals devt, technical education

…woos Austrian investors to Benin Enterprise Park The Edo Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed readiness to partner with the Austrian Government in promoting investment in the state’s solid mineral sector and the development of local technical capacity in the sector. The governor said this during a courtesy visit by the Austrian Commercial Counsellor to…

Obaseki expresses commitment to reposition state-owned newspaper ..Acquires new printing machines

… unveils plan for entertainment hub The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has reiterated his administration’s commitment to repositioning the state-owned newspaper, the Nigerian Observer to meet national and international standards. Obaseki disclosed this on Thursday after inspecting the newly acquired printing press machine at the newspaper’s head office in Benin City. According to…

Era of buying contracts in Edo is over, Obaseki tells indigenous contractors …assures more policies to grow local content

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday said that the era of buying government contracts is over in the state, noting that his administration would create a transparent and open contracting system to ensure those who can add value participate in project execution. Obaseki disclosed this while addressing a group of contractors under…

No plan to sack workers, Obaseki assures … as Edo strengthens, retools civil service for efficiency

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured that no worker in the state will be sacked as a result of ongoing reforms to reposition the civil service for optimal performance and efficient service delivery. Obaseki gave the assurance during an interactive session with civil servants who are undergoing training at the John Odigie…

Edo govt expands Okungbowa-led transition committee

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has expanded the Transition Committee earlier constituted on 9th October 2020, under the chairmanship of Head of Service, Anthony Okungbowa Esq. to include more members. In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said the appointment of new members of the committee takes immediate effect….

Senate to invite Pantami over spate of insecurity

ABUJA – The Senate has mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, to impress on him the need to implement the resolutions of the Senate regarding security related to the mandate of his ministry. The decision was reached in a resolution which…