Interior Minister: Tunji-Ojo reiterates commitment to staff welfare

The Minister of Interior, Hon. (Dr.) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has reassured members of staff of the Ministry of his commitment to their welfare.

The Minister stated this on Tuesday during an extended meeting with the Joint Union Negotiating Council (JUNC) of the Ministry of Interior, in Abuja….CONTINUE READING HERE

He also charged members of staff of the Ministry to remain committed to service as the country navigates towards prosperity.

The meeting, being the first in a long time, was attended by the Permanent Secretary, top directors, and staff members of the Ministry.

While assuring the union of government’s readiness to support staff welfare, the Minister hammered on the vital need for professionalism and unwavering commitment in the discharge of their duties.

He said, “As a matter of fact, nothing can be more important to me than your welfare. That’s the truth. And, I have my reasons because to whom much is given, much is expected. If I do not give to you, it is difficult for me to expect you to give back.

“So, if I give you support, it becomes a responsibility on your path to give me support. And, the only way to give me support is by your dedication to duty. The era of people thinking government’s business is nobody’s business is gone. Government business is your business, and everybody’s business.

“I have given approval for your training exercise as well as other welfare packages.”

Speaking on his readiness to work with the union, the Minister noted that the RenewedHope agenda of the President required dedication to service, and the full demonstration of professionalism across board.

“Please be rest assured that I am with you. We are going to work together, and above all, I want you to be proud as members of staff of the Ministry of Interior.

Speaking, Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, disclosed that the meeting would now be held quarterly.

In his remark, the JUNC Chairman, Ukpenetus Bassey, appreciated the minister for his audience and pledged the union’s loyalty to service….CONTINUE READING HERE