The out-gone Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment Bolaji Adebiyi said the Ministry should be ranked among the leading Ministries due to it’s roles in the sustenance and promotion of peaceful industrial millieu.
Adebiyi made the assertion in his office today during his handing-over ceremony to the acting Permanent Secretary Ibrahim Ajibola upon his retirement in the Federal Civil Service after 35 years of meritorious service to the Nation.
He emphazied that if the Ministry is properly positioned and well funded the ministry will galvernished other sector of the economy for national development as Labour issue is vital.
Appreciating the management staff of the Ministry for their support, Adebiyi affirmed that “one thing I see here that has made my brief tenure very successful is the capacity and capable hands of the team of Directors who are well grounded for effective service delivery”. The workforce is hard working and result-oriented and all they need is support and better funding. He stressed.
Adebiyi added that the Honourable Ministers of Labour and Employment Senator Chris Ngige and his Minister of State counterpart Professor Stephen Ocheni were instrumental to the success recorded as they both provided the needed support.
Earlier in their valedictory speeches, the Directors in the Ministry were full of accolades and prayed God will continue to keep and bless him in his future endeavors.
Highlight of the ceremony, is the handing over of his office to the acting Permanent Secretary; who is also the Director Human Resources and Management, Mr. Ibrahim Ajibola said that, the Ministry has never had it so good; there was a tremendous transformation in all the activities of the Ministry. He thanked Adebiyi on behalf of the other Directors saying, he has done so well for the services rendered and wished him the very best in his retirement life.