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Ebonyi Govt Okays Selection Of 25 New Permanent Secretaries

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Ebonyi State Government has boosted its machinery with the approval of the appointment of 25 permanent secretaries, effectively addressing the long-standing vacancies in the state’s civil service and setting the stage for improved performance.

Jude Okpor, the Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, disclosed in a press statement on Thursday that the Ebonyi State government has approved the appointment of 25 permanent secretaries, a decision that promises to enhance the state’s administrative capacity.

The approval of the appointments was made possible by a request from the Head of Service, Mrs. Rita Okoro, to fill the existing vacancies, the Commissioner explained, highlighting the government’s commitment to effective service delivery.

The State Executive Council has been furnished with a preliminary report on the foreign scholarship scheme, courtesy of Professor Omari Omaka, the Commissioner for Education, Okpor revealed, providing insight into the initiative’s development.

“Consequently, the state government however, charged secretary to the state government, prof. Grace Umezurike and state scholarship board to interface with the embassies of the targeted countries with a view to expedite action by putting all machineries in place in readiness for the next academic session,” Okpor said.

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He disclosed that the State Government has set aside Wednesday for learning of local dialects and directed the Ministry of Education to ensure compliance with the directive in both private and public schools in Ebonyi State.

Parts of the statement read, “Following the request by the head of service to fill in existing vacancies for the positions of permanent secretaries in the state civil service, the Council approved the appointment of twenty five (25) permanent secretaries and directed the Head of service to commence the process of achieving same with special emphasis on state character system.

“Arising from the memo presented to the Council by the commissioner for culture and Tourism wherein he expressed concern that our local dialects are unconsciously going into extinction, the state executive council approved that Wednesdays put aside for learning and speaking of local dialect in schools.”

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