Nigeria Reconstitutes Delivery Team to Track Policy Implementation

Rahila Lassa, Abuja

 

The Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) has reconstituted its task Delivery Team to track Policy Implementation in the Federal Civil Service.

 

This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary, Common Service Office (CSO), in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mr. Raymond Omachi, while declaring open a two-day workshop on the Office’s Deliverables Stakeholders Engagement, in Abuja, Nigeria.

 

The Permanent Secretary stated that the Head of Service of the Federation, Ministers and Permanent Secretaries signed a Performance Bond agreement with President Bola Tinubu, during the cabinet Retreat in November 2023.

 

” The OHCSF has Nine (9) Deliverables with Forty-two Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to be tracked in assessing the performance of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation commencing from the first (1st) Quarter of 2024. Also, the High Impact Deliverables for OHCSF has (7) Deliverables with thirty-one (31) Deliverables”.

 

“The Permanent Secretary also stated that the Special Adviser to the President on Policy and Coordination & Head Delivery Coordination Unit (CDCU), Hadiza Bala organised the 3rd Technical Review Retreat for Delivery Managers and Desk Officers for the Central Delivery Coordination Unit (CDCU) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state from 23rd-27th January 2024 to build the skills required to manage, drive delivery and deepen understanding of the processes and tools used for CDCU data collection, analysis and reporting, as well as strengthen the capacity of the delivery team to improve service delivery”.

 

He stated that the workshop will serve as a veritable platform for interaction among staff, which will enable them to develop the required skills to manage and drive delivery as well as result tracking data management, collaboration and communication.

 

According to him, the workshop will equally provide an opportunity for feedback from the Departments/Units and Agencies under OHCSF on the challenges being encountered while gathering and analysing data on Government Policies, Programmes and Projects for effective and efficient reporting.

 

Mr Omenka reiterated that collection, collation and analysing of data require commitment and dedication from staff, especially members of the OHCSF delivery team.

 

He urged participants to be active in all the sessions of the workshop to get the best result and ensure effective service delivery.

 

Earlier, the Director of Planning, Analytics and Monitoring (PAM), in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mr. Ayanda Muftau emphasised that the workshop would provide the best way to develop more robust systems that could help in strengthening the tracking of Implementation of Federal Government Policies, Programmes and Project within the stipulated time.

 

Mr Muftau added that the workshop will enable the delivery team to develop their capacity to deliver on the task thereby ensuring the dividend of democracy to the people by way of reporting the achievements of the present administration.

 

Dominica Nwabufo

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