Edo is beginning digital registration of workers across all 18 council areas statewide.
Governor Godwin Obaseki announced the digital registration in an address to members of Edo State Civil Service Commission, led by the chairman, Mrs. Ekiuwa Inneh, on a courtesy visit to his office.
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“We have sent Information Technology Communications (ITC) experts to scan all your documents into a digital format. We have started the process of digitally registering every staff member in public and civil service in Edo.
“With this, every civil servant will have a unique e-identity stored digitally for ease of identification. Beyond accountability to the people, we want to now account for productivity in their various work places.”
He explained that he won the last election governorship election in the state because of the hope that the government will deliver services to the people.
He said his priority as governor is to deliver good services to the people.
On her part, Mrs. Inneh assured the governor of the commission’s determination to contribute its quota in transforming the state’s public and civil service.
“I want to assure you that we will key into your transformation agenda for the civil service; you have recognized the fact that the civil service has to be empowered,” she said.