The House of Representatives committee on Civil Service Restructuring has allayed fears that proposed reforms in the sector would lead to job losses

Chairman of the House Special Ad-hoc Committee on the restructuring of government agencies, parastatals and commissions, Isiaka Ibrahim, assured Nigerians that the policy would be implemented in a way that would prevent massive retrenchment of workers

He stated this on Wednesday at a press briefing with members of the House of Representatives press corps in Abuja where members briefed the media on the progress and challenges it had encountered in the exercise thus far

According to him, the current review exercise was to enhance efficiency in the civil service to enable it meet current realities.

Ibrahim said the committee would revisit the recommendations of the Oronsaye report and other white papers to ensure that they aligned with current realities, and the changing needs of the society.

He noted the the Special Ad-Hoc Committee on the restructuring of federal government agencies and commissions was committed to fostering a more efficient, effective, and responsive government that met the needs of the people.

The Lawmaker also urged Nigerians to direct all memoranda, enquiries, and submissions to the Head Clerk of the Committee, Mr. Kwayama Jehu