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Ekiti Commissioner Urges Staff to Redouble Efforts in 2024

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Ebenezer Boluwade, has charged his staff to redouble their efforts to enable the department to meet its mandate in the new year.

Speaking in Ado-Ekiti during his first meeting with the ministry’s management and staff in 2024, Boluwade explained that the ministry is targeting a minimum labor rate of 70% in 2024, with each sector designated He emphasized the need to adjust the work plan to fit the period. .

He asserted that all tasks must be completed within 24 hours, unless otherwise specified, to enable the ministry to achieve its set goals.

Mr Bolwade advised staff to work as a team and pointed out that no matter how large the files are, they should not be left unattended within 24 hours of receiving them.

The Secretary assured staff that an agriculture website would be launched within this year to inform Ekiti residents of the ministry’s efforts in the agriculture sector and the opportunities they could benefit from.

In his address, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Olugbenga Odesanmi, advised the staff on some points to follow to achieve success, including performance evaluation of past works.

Ahead of this, some police officers have itemized challenges such as aging office equipment such as desktops, laptops and printers, and a lack of utility vehicles to transport field officers to operations. However, the Secretary said the issue would be resolved in due course.


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