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Ogun govt warns workers against divulging official information

By Gbenga Akinfenwa
23 September 2022   |   3:16 am
Ogun State Government has read the riot act to civil servants against divulging government information without due clearance or approval of the constituted authorities.

Ogun State Government has read the riot act to civil servants against divulging government information without due clearance or approval of the constituted authorities.

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Kolawole Fagbohun, who gave the warning, yesterday, at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, during a meeting with members of staff of the agency, said information management should be taken with all seriousness in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

Fagbohun described the act as misconduct and punishable under the civil service rules and regulations.

He said the ministry had been considered one of the sensitive agencies of government, saying that materials at officials disposal should be guided accordingly, as information management is the duty of all members of staff”.

He, therefore, charged members of staff to be trustworthy, conscientious and uphold the tenets of public service,

In his remarks, Director, Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Oyetunde Adesanya, urged the members of staff to work together as a family
to surmount any problem that might arise in the course of carrying out official assignments and ensure they protect the image of the
ministry at all times.

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