By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA – THE Federal Government has described teamwork as a catalyst to national development.
The new Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, William Nwankwo Alo, stated this in Abuja yesterday when he formally took over duties from the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Mrs Ibukun Odusote.
Describing himself as an advocate of teamwork, Alo assured the management and staff of the Ministry of a harmonious relationship as they all work together towards a common goal.
According to him, “We have to work together as one family because we have one goal of contributing our quota towards the development of this country, as civil servants.”
The Permanent Secretary said his experience through the years, from the State to the Federal Civil Service, and his ethics of hard work would stand him in good stead in accomplishing the task before him in his new port of call.
He commended the efforts of the former Permanent Secretary, which he said had seen the Ministry lifted to a greater height in only seven months.
Eulogizing Mrs Odusote on her sterling accomplishments and achievements, the Permanent Secretary in a statement by Illiya Rhoda, Acting Director of Press in the ministry pledged to improve on her legacies in the Ministry.
Earlier, the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Mrs Ibukun Odusote, appreciated the Minister, the Minister of State, the Management and Staff of Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment for their support and for making her stay at the Ministry memorable.