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Politicians to blame for rot in civil service – Bauchi’s Gov Mohammed




Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has declared that politicians are responsible for the rot within the civil service throughout the nation at the moment.

The governor made the declaration whereas receiving the report on civil service reform within the state, submitting that politicians have politicised the processes of appointment and promotion within the civil service.

In keeping with Governor Mohammed, “Dangerous governance, mismanagement of course of and procedures, distortion of companies information have characterised the civil service lately.

“The politicians, together with me, are responsible of the rot that’s within the civil service at the moment due to political affect and favoritism within the appointment and deployment of officers from the native authorities areas and different sectors.”

The governor mentioned although he acknowledged the truth that there needed to be geographical unfold in prime appointments within the civil service, nonetheless, such shouldn’t be performed on the detriment of efficient and environment friendly service which was the bedrock of the civil service.

Mohammed lamented that civil servants now play politics within the open on the detriment of their service, declaring that they need to not play politics like politicians however reasonably focus on their job.

“I’ve requested them within the state civil service to not play politics with me however they need to focus on the job they’re employed to do. We wish to separate politics from civil service,” the governor mentioned.

Mohammed then assured members of the committee on civil service reform within the state that his administration would fastidiously examine the report submitted and implement its suggestions finest fitted to the state civil service.

He knowledgeable them that his administration needed the very best civil service for the state, including that, “our goal is to have a strong civil service that may be the satisfaction of others.”

Talking earlier earlier than submitting the report, chairman of the committee, Alhaji Gambo Magaji, knowledgeable that the committee’s report was in three volumes, containing all its findings in the middle of its project, which he mentioned lasted for 2 months.

Whereas declaring that the state civil service wanted to be reformed in keeping with international finest practices, Magaji mentioned the suggestions contained within the report have been based mostly on present actuality.

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