MINISTRY OF AVIATION COMMISSIONS AVIATION DIGITAL SERVICE CENTER
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The Ministry of Aviation on Thursday13th November, 2014 witnessed the commissioning of a Digital Service Centre in compliance with the directive from the office of the Head of Service of the Federation for Ministries and Agencies to digitize their operations for effective service delivery.
The establishment is aimed at improving the capabilities of the Ministry to effectively implement Government policies under the Transformation Agenda of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR.
Chidoka, while commissioning the centre said the centre will enhance delivery of effective and efficient service to the public, enhance prompt implementation of government policies and projects under the transformation agenda, enhance value for money on public expenditure; enhance transparency, accountability, stewardship and professionalism.
He added that the Digital Centre will make access to information in line with Freedom of Information Acts (FOI) easy and faster, facilitate Data archiving and online chat for enquiries, directory, comments, and feedbacks.
The minister further encourage the staff of the Ministry to tap into the opportunity to improve themselves and put such improvement to practice which will in turn affect the Ministry and the aviation sector positively.
Alhaji SK Yemi Adelakun, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Aviation, earlier, while welcoming the minister to the commissioning said the Digital Service centre was a brain child of the Head, Civil Service of the Federation and all MDAs mandated to replicate it. He said the state of the art Aviation Digital Centre has 20 computers which have been programmed to serve the Ministry and aviation sector in general.
In another development, Mr. SK.Yemi Adelakun, the permanent Secretary of Aviation who has recently been deployed to the Federal Civil Service Commission handed over to the incoming Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Mohammed Abbas in his office.
Adelakun, while handing over enjoined the management and staff of the Ministry to cooperate with the incoming permanent secretary as they have given to him in his short stay in the Ministry.
He said he was sure the incoming Permanent Secretary will deliver as he is a great achiever. He prayed that the permanent secretary will take the Ministry to the next level.
The incoming Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Mohammed Abbas on the other hand congratulated the outgoing permanent secretary on his stay in the Ministry and prayed that God will guide him in his new place of deployment.
Abbas pledged to work with the management and staff of the Ministry to take aviation Ministry and seta to a greater height while focusing on achieving the transformation agenda of the government of Nigeria.
Members of staff and management of the Ministry and parastatal of the Ministry were represented at the occasion. The DG, NCAA on behalf of other parastatals pledged support for the incoming Permanent Secretary while wishing the outgoing a successful sojourn to his new place of deployment.