President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will continue to give recognition to productive and hardworking civil servants.
The President stated this at this year’s Civil Service week celebration Dinner and Award Night at the Presidential villa, Abuja.
Represented by the Chairman of the federal civil service commission, Dr Tukur Ingawa explained that the present administration was committed to rewarding creativity in the federal civil service.
Dr Tukur Ingawa also assured workers that their expectation on the new minimum wage would soon be realized.
The Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan said new innovation and programmes would be initiated to promote efficiency and service delivery in the service.
Dr Yemi-Esan gave the assurance that the key priority areas already identified would be implemented.
Eighty-seven Awardees comprised of former permanent secretaries, directors and civil servants received Presidential Award and Head of the civil service of the federation commendation letters.
Some the recipients who spoke to Radio Nigeria applauded the initiative, said they never knew their hard work would pay off one day.
They urged civil servants to be committed to their duties.