ABUJA – The Federal Government says it has trained no fewer than 26,000 workers in the Federal Civil Service under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) public sector capacity building programme.
The training, which is to build and strengthen the ability of officers to effectively deliver services and contribute significantly to the achievements of the MDGs, was introduced in 2009.
This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by Mr Mohammed Manga, Assistant Director, Media Relations in the office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF).
The statement said that the HOSCSF, Alhaji Bukar Aji, announced the figure at the 12th batch of the 2014 specialised mandatory training programme for officers on GL 08 to 16.
It said that the objective of the training was to build and strengthen the ability of officers to effectively and efficiently deliver services and contribute significantly to the achievements of the MDGs.
The statement further explained that 450 staff on GL 08 to 16 in the batch were undergoing the training.
It said that human capital development would continue to receive the needed impetus by the Federal Government.
It called for collaborative efforts of donor agencies and development partners to ensure that the required targets were met. (NAN)