TRACE decorates 304 newly promoted officers in Ogun
Speaking during the ceremony at the Valley View auditorium , Government House, Abeokuta, Mr Seni Ogunyemi , Corps Commander of TRACE, said those being decorated were part of 2016/2017 public and Civil servants recently promoted by the Civil Service Commission.
He added that those promoted fall under the categories ranging from Road Traffic Officers Cadre, Road Traffic Superitendent Cadre and Road Traffic Assistant Cadre.
He appreciated the state government for actualising the promotion exercise, saying that it would go a long way to further spur, motivate and encourage civil and public servants to guarantee efficient service delivery .
“For us in TRACE Corps, we will, in spite of our challenges continue to uphold the Corps value of our mission statement which is anchored on effective, and efficient service delivery.
“We will continue to work towards promoting operational efficiency, prompt service delivery through clearance of obstruction , emergency service , reduction of road traffic accidents and enhance commerce through sustainable investment growth.
” The expectations of the government in ensuring that the purpose for the creation of the Corps, which is reduction and elimination of crashes on our roads, still remain germane, relevant and unchanged, “he said.
In his remark, Gov Ibikunle Amosun congratulated the newly promoted officers, adding that they should put in extra efforts in ensuring that the Corps corporate strategies of saving lives and properties were achieved.
Amosun, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa, said that promotion came as a result of hard work, saying that they should work harder to justify their promotion.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi , one of the newly promoted officers, said that he would continue to show more dedication to duties.
“I will try my best to give back to the Corps what has been bestowed upon me and what is expected of me by the grace of God,’’ he said.
Representatives of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) witnessed the decoration ceremony.