By Sunday Okoli
Awka, May 13, 2019
(MOI) Anambra State Commissioner for Works, Mr Marcel Ifejiofor on May 13
locked out some staff of the Ministry of Works over late coming to the office.
The action according
to the commissioner is aimed at instilling discipline in the workers. He locked the gate into the ministry at 9 am.
``I will not tolerate
the culture of late coming among civil servants in this ministry.
``I see no reason why
our staff will not be punctual to work since Gov. Willie Obiano has made their
welfare a priority of his administration.
He adds: ``the
Governor ensures prompt payment of salaries which has earned him the accolade
of Alert Governor’’.
directed the Permanent Secretary, Mr Emeka Ohuoha, a lawyer, to ensure that
appropriate punishments would be meted out to the late comers.
He noted that this
would serve as deterrent to others, irrespective of their positions in the
``Status does not
matter, what matters is, doing the right thing at the right time,’’ the
commissioner emphasised. (MOI)