The Imo government on Monday urged its workers to utilise the new equipment it provided to improve their productivity.
The Head of Service in the state, Mr Callistus Ekenze, gave the advice while unveiling the equipment in in the ministry of health in Owerri.
He thanked Gov. Rochas Okorocha for providing the equipment which included computers, digital photocopiers, scanners and colour printers.
Ekenze said the equipment would revolutionise and transform the state’s health service and add substantial value to the civil servants.
Ekenze charged the management of the various ministries to ensure that the computers reached the workers for maximum productivity and swift treatment of issues.
He called on the workers to change their attitude to toward and to avoid lateness to work.
Receiving the equipment on behalf of the health workers, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Edward Ihejirika, said the procurement was in fulfillment of the governor’s electioneering promises to the state’s civil servants.
Ihejirika charged the workers to reciprocate the gesture by making judicious use of the equipment to enhance productivity and improve their knowledge of the computer.
He said the equipment would make for quick and proper analysis, diagnosis and keeping of health records.
Ihejirika said the equipment would strengthen electronic compliance in the civil service system and advised the workers to take ownership of the equipment to ensure their proper maintenance