Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita is looking at a better year in 2018 than the previous.

Oyo-Ita believes 2017 was a good year and advised civil servants to consolidate the achievements recorded.

"I am happy to come around this morning to see that quite a number of you are already in the office and this is what we want to see this year.” She said while addressing some civil servants in her office after the New Year.

"We want to see more commitment and dedication to work.

"I must congratulate you civil servants that you stood with this administration through thick and thin even in the face of the fuel crisis that ended before the New Year," she said.

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Oyo-Ita further expressed optimism that 2018 would be a good year for civil servants, adding that there were a lot of positive signs from the performance of civil servants in 2017.

“Also, we were able to achieve the final resolution on the case involving some deputy directors who sat for promotion examination in 2014.

“The matter has been favorably withdrawn from the court and the injunction has been lifted for deputy directors due for promotion.

“The affected civil servants for 2015, 2016 and 2017 are to seat for their examinations in the next two weeks," she added.

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