By Adedeji Fatimah
The Minority Leader, Oyo State House of Assembly Hon. Asimiyu Alarape has charged the sitting governor Engr.Seyi Makinde on the need to adopt automation of government system and introduce centralisation of unified identification bank for all government workers in the state.
The legislator representing Atiba State constituency made the urged in a motion moved by him at the floor of the House during the plenary session on Thursday.
The lawmaker said the process of automation and technologies through e-government can bring benefit across numerous functions of government in various ways like lower operation cost , more efficient processes and less wastage and error.
Also, that adopting the motion will assist the government In creating data bank for workers in the state and getting adequate and appropriate information of the employees.
He added that ” This is the trend in the 21st century which the government and every body most embrace and that the impact of automation in government also include improved service delivery, transparency, consistent data and fraud prevention and boost employment satisfaction. ”
He observed that the introduction or global acceptance of the internet accessibility has aided e-government, e-business, e-training development and many other services in the world today.
Hon Asimiyu urged the Executive arm of government through the office of the head of service to consider automation of government system a priority and a panacea to administrative errors.