The Chairman, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, Mrs. Olubunmi Fabamwo, has congratulated the newly elected executive members of the Association of Civil Servants of Nigeria, Lagos Branch on their successful election.
Mrs. Fabamwo stated this while welcoming the newly elected officers during a courtesy visit to the Commission, calling on the new members to focus on adding more value to the association by working in harmony with all members of the Union.
She emphasised that unionism is about building effective partnership, collaboration, communication and critical engagement with all, stressing that doing so is vital to achieving necessary success, productivity and good performance.
The Chairman of the Commission also commended the efforts of the Association in engaging the Lagos workforce on the State Health Insurance Scheme and the reactivation of the National Housing Fund (NHF), while encouraging them to ensure continuous dialogue and enlightenment of the stakeholders.
Fabamwo informed the visiting team that the Commission has been working in conjunction with other Common Services Agencies, as well as advocating that the management of the Human Resources in Lagos State should be cohesive and holistic.
While informing that the Commission will leverage technology for enhanced performance and excellent customer experience by the civil servants and other stakeholders, she challenged the Association to advise their members on appropriate procedures and channels for handling issues regarding their career in service.
“It is very important for the Union to partner with the Commission on innovative performance management systems that will lead to all-round productivity and excellent delivery of public goods to the citizens”, Fabamwo declared.
Earlier, the Chairman of the Association of Civil Servants of Nigeria, Lagos State branch, Comrade Olusegun Balogun stated that the visit was to acknowledge the Commission as a critical partner in ensuring the wellbeing and welfare of all its members.
He commended the CSC on the recent promotion of 3,756 Civil Servants despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the laudable way the Commission was able to conclude the exercise seamlessly and in a timely fashion.
Balogun disclosed that the Association had been partnering and collaborating with the State Government on issues that would continue to promote industrial harmony in the State.
The Chairman of the Association applauded the State Government for the Health Insurance Scheme as well as the National Housing Fund initiative in line with the commitment of the State Government to ensure an improved standard of living for its entire workforce.
Balogun, therefore, assured Mrs. Fabamwo that the Association will continue to partner and collaborate with the Commission in delivering its objectives to Lagos State Civil Servants.