Ugwuanyi inaugurates committees on public service reform
GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has inaugurated seven sectoral ad hoc committees that will review the programmes and activities of government in the past four years and make recommendations that will assist his administration to reposition the state’s public service for optimised service delivery and advancement of good governance in the state.
The constituted sectoral ad hoc committees were, Education, Health, Public service, Justice, Water, Security and Chieftaincy/ Community matters. The committee have the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), UNN, Prof. James Ogbonna, Coordinator, Health Policy Research Group, UNN, Prof. Obinna Onwujekwe, former Head of Service and Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Prof. Onyema Ocheoha.
Others were; former state Attorney General, Chief Mrs. Justina
Offia, SAN, Seasoned Water Engineer and former/Pioneer MD of Anambra (now Enugu) State Water Corporation, Laz Mba, Retired Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ogbonna Onovo and former Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Prof. Frank Asogwa, as chairmen, respectively.
Inaugurating the committees, Gov. Ugwuanyi stated that they were constituted in keeping with his re-emphasised promise during his second term inaugural address to reposition the Enugu State Public Service, as well as the governance of the state for full actualisation of his administration’s policy thrust and campaign promises.
The governor therefore disclosed that the committees will review the structure and operations of Enugu State Public Service over the last four years; analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within the various sectors of governance; develop roadmap, templates, policies and systems that will support the government to consistently and optimally discharge its various sectoral mandates.
Responding on behalf of other members of the committees, the Chairman of Public Service Committee, Onyema Ocheoha, expressed gratitude to Gov. Ugwuanyi for finding them worthy to serve the state and appreciated him for his dexterity in conducting the affairs of the state in his first term, among others and assured they would discharge their duties effectively.