By Stanley Onyekwere
The chairman of Kuje area council, Hon. Abdullahi Sabo has warned staff of the council that the new administration would not tolerate truancy and absenteeism in the system, as they must justify their pay.
Sabo stressed that civil servants in the council must work to reciprocate their monthly entitlements, just as he assured them that he would not victimise those who did not support or vote for him in the last election.
The Chairman who issued the warning while speaking to newsmen in his office, recently, maintained that he considered himself as a servant of the residents of Kuje.
The council boss also revealed that priority attention would be given to staff welfare and training and re-training of staff would be in focus with a view to enhancing their efficiency.
He therefore reiterated commitment to pilot the affairs of the council by showing good examples to the staff and residents, so as to ensure sustainable development in the council.
While given indication that he would not probe his predecessor, Alh. Abdullahi Galadima’s administration, the Kuje Chairman noted that though the immediate past government left one billion naira debt which the incoming administration inherited, precautionary measure would be adopted to tackle the challenges in no distance time.
Furthermore, Sabo disclosed that he would soon embark on execution of meaningful projects that have direct bearing on the residents to enable him mark his hundred days in office with something to showcase.
The Council boss however tasked residents of Kuje and environs to remain law abiding citizens and provide useful information to the security agencies at the right time, in order to facilitate nibbing any crime in the bud.