Delta Speaker Warns Assembly Staff Against Indiscipline, Laxity
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has tasked workers at the State House of Assembly to shun indiscipline and laxity with a view to strengthen the administrative structure of the Assembly.
He noted that an effective legislature in any state Assembly can only be possible with quality management staff and work ethos, stressing the need to ensure that bureaucratic bottlenecks does not affect the running of the Assembly.
The Speaker stated this while delivering his key note address at a retreat organized by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, (NILDS), for management staff of the Delta State House of Assembly in Benin City on Monday, June 25, 2018.
Rt Hon Oborevwori, whose keynote address was delivered on his behalf, by the Deputy Majority Leader of the House, Kenneth Oboro Preyor, said the retreat is coming at a time when strategic work plan is required for effective delivery of the constitutional mandate of the house in law making, representation and oversight of other arms of government.
“The retreat is provoked by the yearning of the leadership of the House for high quality service delivery from bureaucracy in the house. This retreat is therefore an avenue for you as management to articulate sound ideas that will strengthen the administrative structure of the house.
“The success of the Assembly depends on the efficiency and effectiveness of your work. You must therefore raise your work ethos, imbibe good work ethics and lead the other staff by showing a good example of yourselves. I therefore enjoin you to shun indiscipline and laxity and embrace total obedience to the public service rules and regulations”.
On her part, the clerk, Delta State House of Assembly, Mrs Lyna Aliya Ocholor, while thanking the Speaker for declaring the retreat open, pointed out that it will further expose staff of the Assembly to new ideas that will enable them work effectively for the good of the state.