Ondo State Government has converted not less than one thousand five hundred and ninety seven local government workers from Assistant Technicians and Technologists to Officers cadre after five years embargo.

The converted workers were mainly those who had acquired higher certificates and had successfully passed the 2019 conversion examination.

The Permanent Secretary of the Commission, Mr Kehinde Ige while speaking at the Local Government Service Commission headquarters in Akure, the state capital, commended the magnanimity of the present government towards workers welfare since coming on board.

He emphasized that workers who are in the Assistant Technicians and Technologist cadre who had acquired higher certificate will be converted at the end of their oral interview.

The PS added that the conversion will in no small measure improve the newly converted workers’ productivity.

He said; “service of the local government workers are at the grassroot ,when they have this kind of satisfaction it will motivate them, this I’m sure will enable them put in their maximum performance to ensure efficient service delivery at their domain.”

He therefore charged the beneficiaries to put in their best and improve their productivity to justify their new status .

Some of the beneficiaries who spoke to The Hope, Mr Ajiboro Oluwatayo and Mrs Olanisinmi Bukola commended the Governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu Aketi led administration for lifting embargo on the conversion after five years.

The government have really done well by approving the conversion, we are happy to be part of the beneficiaries of the kind gesture of the government” they stated.