FEDERAL government through the
Federal Ministry of Environment
yesterday organised a four-day
induction training workshop for
newly recruited staff as a way of
acquainting and exposing them
with the rudiments of the basic
structures, processes, procedures
and operations of the civil service, as
well as the mandate of the ministry.
Speaking at the event, the
permanent secretary, Dr. Shehu
Mahmud Usman Ahmed said
the essence of the training was to
introduce the civil servants to the
subjects of code of conduct and
ethics in the civil service that would
help them to imbibe courtesy in
service delivery, commitment to
duty and discipline in workplace
and inculcate honesty, accountability
and transparency in service delivery.
Ahmed urged the newly recruited
staff to shun all forms of corruption
and politics during their service
career, adding that civil service
was an institution that abhorred
“As newly recruited officers
coming from different backgrounds,
different levels of exposures
and experiences, you will find
the training programme a most
appropriate source of information
in the operation of the federal civil
service which may prepare you well
to face the tasks and challenges ahead
that you will meet in the course of
your duties and responsibilities in
the service,” he said.
He congratulated the staff while
urging them to be attentive to the
lectures, as he expressed hope that
the workshop would equip them to
face the challenges and make modest