By Agatha Chitumu,
DAILY COURIER – The Federal Government has hinted that it will promote an efficient and effective service delivery in the federal civil service.
Against the backdrop, the government is set to train federal civil servants on Government Performance Management System.
In a Press release dated August 2, 2022, the statement described the new move as one of the six (6) Pillars of Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP) 2021-2025.
The Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Power, Nebeolisa Anako gave the hint while declaring open a sensitization workshop on Government Performance Management System and Enterprise Content Management.
The event was organized by the Reform Coordination and Service Improvement Department of the Ministry of Power for all the directorate officers of the Ministry.
According to information that anated from the office of the Director Information, Odutayo Oluseyi quoted Anako, as saying that the introduction of the Performance Management System was part of the efforts of the Federal Civil Service, led by Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan to promote effective and efficient service delivery in Government.
The Performance Management System he explained further has been accepted as one of the key performance tools by the Federal Government in the on-going reforms in the Public Service is to replace the Annual Performance Evaluation Report (APER).
He stated that the aim is to focus on staff performance thereby redirecting employee efforts towards achieving Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) goals and objectives.
Anako added that the Federal Ministry of Power has completed arrangements to train all senior staff of the Ministry on the Government Performance Management System, urging the directorate officers to make good use of the opportunities of the workshop to enrich their knowledge.
Also speaking, the Director Reform Coordination and Service Improvement Department, Mrs. Titilayo A. Agbeyo, disclosed that the workshop would impact the Directorate officers all the necessary knowledge about their schedule and how to properly function and reposition the Federal Civil Service for improved performance and Service delivery.