Osun State House of Assembly, yesterday harped on the need to block all avenues through which resources are wasted to ensure steady growth for the state. The lawmakers disclosed this while reviewing the last 24 years of the state’s existence at a special session held to mark 24th anniversary of its creation.
They urged parastatals of government in the state to work out ways of eliminating wastages. The lawmakers also called for re-orientation and attitude of civil servants over the rate of partisanship, expressing worry that the level of partisanship has negated the principle of the ethics of their job.
Commenting, the Speaker, Najeem Salaam said, “The waste of government must be reduced , so that we will focus on things that would improve the social benefit for our people. “Political functionaries and technocrats must be called upon to look into this and be ready to develop the state together. It is a collective responsibility that we must all join hands to achieve.
“Also, the attitude of our workforce and the orientation has to be changed. The rate of partisanship of workers has become a thing of worry. “The ethics of civil service that they should not be partisan seems to have faded out.