The Oyo state government has embarked on a screening exercise for 200 officers of the Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA).
The Executive Chairman of the Authority, Mogaji (Dr.) Akin Fagbemi while speaking on behalf of the Executive Governor just before the commencement of the interview screening exercise, said the exercise is long overdue and thus became a necessity.
The Agency boss emphasized the critical criteria each of the officers and men must satisfactorily meet before being qualified for the promotion exercise as “it is a means of rewarding hard-work, commitment to duty, competency, intelligence and service to State”.
He added that the selection and interview process will further ginger the officers to be more proactive in delivering amiable services to the State highlighting that no such work would go ignored or unrewarded by the Makinde-led Oyo State Government.
Dr. Fagbemi revealed that “activities of the men and Officers of the Authority has seen to the drastic reduction of Road crashes and Traffic jams in major towns and Reported cases of car thefts across the State”.
The ORYTMA boss also commended the Fast-Track Emergency Rescue Operations (FERO) Team of the Authority for working round the clock to rescue victims of RTAs across the State, saving hundreds of lives and valuable properties.