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Oronsaye Report: Reps vow to oppose employees’ sacking

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, promised to guard the curiosity of employees because the Federal Government strikes to implement the 2012 Oronsaye Report, which proposes the merger and scrapping of ministries, businesses and departments within the federal civil service.

The Oronsaye Report, which goals to cut back the price of governance, was put collectively in 2012 throughout the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan nevertheless it was by no means carried out.

It was just lately dusted by President Bola Tinubu for implementation.

On Wednesday, the  House of Representatives held a public listening to on the report.

At the listening to, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on the Restructuring of Government Agencies, Parastatals and Commission, Ibrahim Isiaka, allayed the worry of job loss by civil servants.

Isiaka stated that the committee wouldn’t act with out going by way of due course of, telling the employees “We are not going to scrap your head behind you.”

 “We will invite all organisations the place you should have the chance to talk.

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“We assure you that many of the fears you are entertaining regarding laying off of staff, we will not allow that and look into your document,” he stated.

The Tinubu-led Federal Executive Council on February 26, 2024, authorized the implementation of the Oronsaye Report.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume, went on to inaugurate an eight-member committee on March 7.

The committee was saddled with the duty of implementing suggestions within the report inside 12 weeks.

Meanwhile, the National President, Directors Guild of Nigeria and Chairman Federation of Registered Nollywood Guilds and Association, Dr. Okhai, Ajingi, known as for the preservation of the Nigeria Film and Video Censored Board autonomy.

He stated that this may safeguard the way forward for Nollywood, which he described as an important cultural and financial asset.

“By upholding the NFCVB’s independence, the committee can ensure that Nigeria’s cinema thrives, entertain and inspire audiences both domestically and internationally,” he stated.

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