Commissioner Charges Ogun State Workers On Diligence

Commissioner Charges Ogun State Workers On DiligenceThe Ogun state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Dayo Adeneye, has charged workers to put in their best to ensure successful implementation of government policies and programmes in its rebuilding mission.

He said this while welcoming the civil servants back to their various duty posts, after the Christmas holiday.

“As we say happy holidays, we say happy new year in advance, for some of us, we don’t really have any holiday, media doesn’t holidays but we are used to that. We do say welcome back to work, we thank God for his blessings and mercies, for giving us the opportunity to see another Christmas and another boxing day and by the grace of God the new year is going to be a prosperous one”.

“As our workers resumed to work after the long holiday, my charge is simply, let us continue from where we dropped off.

“We always pride ourselves as the best in the country, you can see the award held about two weeks ago.

“The governor rewarded five of them free houses for their diligence and dedication, that is to tell you that our workers are diligent and hardworking. So, my charge, let us continue to put in our best and continue to put Ogun state in its rightful position in the comity of states in Nigeria” he said.

A worker, sharing their experiences from the holiday, expressed that it has really reinvigorated them for maximum productivity.

“Sincerely speaking, the holiday has been so refreshing, interesting and exciting and relaxing.

As a matter of fact, it has been the tonic needed to really review, reform, and reinvigorate for the challenges at work. So, you can see that I am looking radiant, I am willing to get the ball rolling”. he concluded.

Nigeria Police Deploy Strike Units For Festive Period

Suleiman Abba.The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday announced a nationwide deployment of police strike units to ensure security during the festive period.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, ordered the deployment of the strike units.

A statement issued by the force spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, said the deployed strike units were police mobile force, special protection unit, counter-terrorism unit, explosive ordnance department, dog section and mounted troops.

The police boss also ordered the police air wing to carry out air surveillance patrols, while the marine police are to ensure a sustained patrol of all the waterways.

He also directed all zonal assistant Inspectors-General of Police and Commissioners of Police in charge of state commands to put in place extended “police visibility and patrols.

The decision to deploy the units is to forestall any planned attack by members of a terrorist group, Boko Haram, that had carried out attacks in the past on festive periods.

On December 25, 2011 the sect members detonated a bomb in a church in Madalla near Suleja, Niger State, killing at least 20 persons. Ever since then, the police ensure they beef-up security during festive period.