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Lagos deputy governor says government would continue to reward excellence


Lagos – The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule on Tuesday reiterates the State Government’s commitment to continue to reward excellence, commitment and diligence in the civil service.
Adebule said this at the retirement ceremony of Mrs Omolara Erogbogbo, outgoing Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education.
She described Erogbogbo as a hardworking, dedicated, reliable, loyal, responsible, committed and efficient civil servant.
”The State Government appreciates your contributions and inputs to the development of our dear state in the past 33 years.
”I urge you to continue to use your knowledge and wealth of experience to impact on the people around you, your community and the state, ” she said.
Rev. Kolawole Verrals, Chaplain, Christ the Light Church, State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, urged all civil servants to emulate the right values of the retiring officer.
He also urged them to leave an indelible mark of service to humanity and be a point of reference.
”Uphold the right values of diligence, timeliness and sincerity in service, so that you can be a model and a point of reference, even when you have left the service
“Everything that has a beginning, will have an end; one day you all will leave the service and I challenge you all to live for the right values.
”Retirement creates platforms for greater opportunities, God is yet to finish with you, Mrs Erogbogbo: you will remain relevant in life,” he said.
Mrs Omolara Akin-Aderibigbe, Director, Administration and Human resources in the ministry, described the outgoing permanent secretary as an astute administrator, role model, hard-working and industrious mother.
Akin-Aderibigbe said the retiring officer was very responsive to issues that required urgent attention.
“History has also placed you in a unique position as you have recorded remarkable progress by rising to the pinnacle of your career in the service, ” she said.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
The director urged serving civil servant to continue to strive for excellence, despite the numerous challenges they face, adding that with hard work and perseverance, success would surely be attained.
In her remarks, Mrs Olayinka Oladunjoye, a former Lagos State Commissioner for Education, noted that the outgoing permanent secretary contributed immensely to all the achievements recorded in the ministry.
Oladunjoye also described her as “a very resourceful woman of valour, cerebral and highly dependable”.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Erogbogbo became the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education in 2008, and she had served for 33 years in the Lagos State civil service.(NAN)

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