The retreat is hosting top government functionaries in the state, comprising commissioners, Special Advisers and other top-ranking government appointees, and will stretch from January 26 to 28.
Top on the agenda are reforms of the education sector – Basic, Secondary, Technical and Tertiary -; Civil Service and other sectors of the state.
The retreat is assessing the progress made since the administration came on board, reviewing work plans of the different ministries and set agenda for the months ahead.
Present at the retreat are the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, his deputy, Rt. Hon. Phillip Shaibu; Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., Head of Service, Edo State, Mrs. Gladys Idahor, among many others.
Recall that a similar retreat was held shortly after the governor constituted his cabinet, where members of the EXCO presented their work plans and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) were agreed upon.
L-R: Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Taiwo Akerele; Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; Secretary to the Edo State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie Esq., Head of Service, Edo State, Mrs. Gladys Idahor, during the State Executive Council (EXCO) Retreat holding in Abuja, at the weekend.
Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki (middle), his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu (right), and the Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission, Hamid Bobboyi, during a session on Education Reforms at the ongoing Edo EXCO Retreat in Abuja.