The chairman ,Local Government Service Commission , Mr.Peter Babalola stated this today while declaring open a 3-day Retreat on Enhancing the Operational Efficiency of the Commission.
Mr Babalola said the aim of the workshop is to ensure that participants are more efficient in the operation and administration of personnel at the grassroots level.
He emphasised this because the trend in the world today has changed from top-bottom approach to bottom-top approach in the quest for socio-ecomonic development hence, the need for proper planning.
The chairman noted that the retreat forms part of strategic planning to prepare the Board and Management staff of the Commission to face and surmount the task before it, as well as to re-organise the various units and sections in the agency for better performance.
Speaking earlier in his address of welcome ,the managing consultant frontline Consult, Mr Remi Makinde said the retreat will at the end of the day highlight the need for collaborative efforts among political and career officers involved in personnel management in the local government service in order to achieve the goals of governance which is improvement in the socio economic welfare of the people at the grassroots.
He explained that it will also expose the participants to the fundamental service rules that govern the basic functions of the commission to promote better performance.