5th March, 2019

The Kaduna State Head of Service Mrs Bari’atu Yusuf Mohammed has debunked in strong terms the rumours making the rounds that Kaduna State Government is planning to embark on another disengagement exercise of Public Servants and convert the appointment of some to contract staff after the gubernatorial election.

She debunked the rumour during a meeting with all Permanent Secretaries, Directors General, Chief Executives of Agencies and Directors from the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, at the Banquet Hall, General Hassan Usman Katsina House, Kawo Kaduna

She described the story as untrue and malicious, concocted by some elements and enemies of the present Government who are out to demean the image and achievements of the progressive Administration of Mallam Nasir Ahmed El- Rufai

She reiterated that, “the present Administration has no intention to disengage or convert any Civil Servant to casual Staff as such will amount to disregard to the provisions in the Civil Service Rules” adding that the programs and policies of this Administration is intended to bring succour to the people especially the Civil Servants as their role in implementing Government policies cannot be over emphasised.

She appealed to them to go back to their various Offices and inform their Staff that there were no such plans of disengagement. She promised to continuously engage relevant stakeholders on any new policy to enable her obtain their inputs and enable easy implementation.

The Head of Service urged them to support the present Administration in the coming gubernatorial elections and called on the entire Kaduna State Civil servants not to lose faith as betters days are still ahead. She added that, Government is resolute to create an enabling environment for all state Civil Servants to enjoy a decent livelihood

The Head of Service had earlier held similar meetings with other stakeholders, Directors from the 23 Local Governments and Labour Union Leaders recently.

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