The Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, has launched a scanning centre to kickstart the digitization process of the records of the federal civil servants.
The digitalisation of the government employees, according to a release, signed by AbdulGaniyu Aminu, Director, Press and Public Relations of the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, is part of measures to facilitate easy storage and retrieval of records as well as ensure synergy across offices and departments in the Federal Civil Service.
The exercise commenced on Thursday, February 18, 2021 on departmental basis.
In a circular (Ref.No. HCSF/3057/Vol.1/77), signed by the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office (SDO), in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Ms Ibiene P. Roberts, she explained that the digitalization of files and record across MDA’s is in line with the Enterprise Content Management (ECM), which is one of the eight, priority areas of the Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation plan (FCSSIP 2017 – 2020).
According to the Circular, only Policy and Personnel files created from 2010 to date would be scanned.