Minister for Public Sector reform, Gretta Roberts is reporting the appointment of 191 public officers over the last financial year.

She said Government embarked on a program to appoint deserving public officers.

Ms. Roberts added “In keeping with government pronouncements regarding the appointment of public officers I can inform that this is an ongoing process. The establishment personnel and training department continues to review and process recommendations for the approval from the public service commission.”

She revealed that, as of April 30th 2021 a total of 191 permanent appointments have been approved by the public service commission for the 2020 2021 financial year this represents a 142 percent increase over the previous year.

Roberts lamented that “This government recognizes and values the contribution of public officers in nation-building and will continue to act in the best interest of all our public officers.”