By Ike-Jacobs Nwosu
Directors of Administrations and General Services (DAGS) In the 27 Local govt Areas in Imo State have once again being reminded of their Positions as the highest Administrative and Supervisory Organ in each of the Council Areas in the State.
Hon Chief(Mrs) Ruby Uchenna Emele, Special Adviser to IMO State govt on Local govt and Chieftaincy Matters who Interacted with. Newsmen on alleged acts of Insubordination, Absenteeism, and Negligence Observed in Some Council Areas. The Special Adviser, therefore, Called on the DAGS to show more seriousness in their duties. She expressed disgust that most Council Secretariats are Littered with dirts and mountains of refuse.
Mrs. Emele described absenteeism and lateness to office as acts of Sabotage as well as well Disservice to Govt and State. She insists that the Senator Hope Uzodinma govt has not Suspended the Clock in, Clock out System as a means of Checking Ghost Worker Syndrome. One time IMO ALGON Boss warned that her office will never hesitate to wild the Sledge Harmer on any erring staff.
The astute Technocrat and Chartered Accountant Stated that whole as the Past Administration under Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha appointed IMCs in each of the Council Areas, the Present govt of H/E Senator Hope Uzodinma has asked DAGs to Supritend while a Conducive unbiased I S I E C is being set up to Conduct Local govt Election in the shortest possible time.
The soft speaking Administrator assured the new govt is taking stock of all Projects embarked upon by Local govts under Gov. Ihedioha with a view to asserting Needs and Performance in terms of Execution. RAMP Projects as well as Secretariat and Sports Complex.
Asked to comment on Local govt Finance, She asserted that Gov Uzodinma has nothing to do with Local govt Allocations, hence his decision to allow the highest Echelon in each LGA takes Charge Pending a credible election. Mrs. Emele appealed to Imolites to Show understanding with the new govt who has shown Symbolic signs of Shared Prosperity’s through 3″ R R R’s.