The FCTA recently announced that its Administration Reform Coordination and Service Improvement Department (RCSI) has concluded plans to implement the Federal Government’s e-Government Master Plan in January 2021.
This was disclosed by the Acting Director of the Department, Dr Jumai Ahmadu, in a briefing with reporters, on Monday, in Abuja.
The Director said that domestication of the policy would improve transparency and efficiency of service delivery.
She added that the purpose of the project implementation was to properly align automation and digitalize the operations of the FCT in line with the National e-Government Master Plan.
She stated that the implementation would see a sensitization workshop for the e-Government master plan, skills gap assessment and measurement, capacity building on digital literacy, and e-Government index ranking.
The Director also disclosed that the department would implement the Federal Government’s score-card for websites of FCTA by February 2021, citing the scorecard as an important index for determining the status of the Nigerian e-government plan, through the actualization of transparency and efficiency for service delivery.
- “Other plans lined up for the months of April, May, June and July 2021 include to work with Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) to re-introduce mentoring and succession plan in the FCT Administration. The department will work with BPSR to deploy Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all Agencies in FCTA, organise a workshop on the use of New Media to improve information management in the FCTA and round table discussion on Economic Sustainability plan to support FCTA respectively.”
What you should know
- The FG had announced plans to automate some of its operations in a bid to achieve more efficiency and transparency.
- Nairametrics reported earlier this month that the Ministry of Interior disclosed that the ECITIBIZ (e-citizenship) automation platform had generated N2.17 billion for the Federal Government since it was launched in 2018.
- Nairametrics also reported last month that the Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, announced that the Federal Government had commenced a digitalization process of registration, legal representation, and other processes of inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to improve data management of inmates.
- In September, the Federal Government approved $3.1 billion for the automation of the operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).