From Esther Akaa, Lafia
The Nasarawa State Local Government Commission says it has completed promotions of local government staff whose promotions were not implemented since 2011.
The chairman of the commission, Barr Muhammed Sani Bawa, stated this while a familiarization tour of all the local government areas in Nasarawa State which ended on Tuesday with a visit to Lafia Local Government Council of the state.
Barr Bawa said all legal promotions were recently implemented to staff who submitted their original certificates for verification, stressing that those whose promotions have not been effected should submit their original certificates for the consideration.
He further stated that the commission which is saddled with the responsibility of employing, training and disciplining staff was out on a tour to interact with staff of various local government councils to know their challenges and address them accordingly.
The chairman said the Local Government Commission was organising a workshop for training of staff which will commence in due course and charged local government workers to avail themselves of the training.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Executive Chairman of Lafia Local Government Council, Hon. Aminu Maifata represented by the secretary of the council, Abubakar Laminu thanked the chairman and his team for the visit and appealed to them to address some of the problems affecting the council.