ABUJA (OAGF Report) – The Head of Civil Service of the Federation , Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, and her Peer Review Team (body of Permanent Secretaries) has applauded the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF) for its role towards the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) of the Federal Government.
Mrs. Oyo-Ita who led the Peer Review Team to the Treasury House, praised the innovative ideas of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) which she described as an act of commitment in making the Treasury House the flagship of the Civil Service.
She expressed her pleasure at the achievements of IPPIS, TSA, GIFMIS and other reform activities and also announced that agencies who have been reluctant, will either signup or lose out on the entire payroll system.
The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Idris Ahmed, who spoke earlier, stated that his office had fully digitalized its functions hinging on Information Technology and Infrastructure. He noted that the entire Treasury Staff, particularly those driving public finance reforms initiatives, were ICT literate and compliant.
He promised his commitment towards discharging his duties, responsibilities and obligation in the Public Finance Management of Nigeria, for better implementation plan. He also reaffirmed that OAGF has recorded successes for the Federal Government as implementation of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) has saved government about N206.16bn, basically, from ghost workers and overhead costs.
Ojo A. Olubunmi
for: DD/Head Press & Public Relations (OAGF)