Staff of the Ministry of Information have been charged to brace up for meet set objective of effective gathering and dissemination of information on government activities.
The Permanent secretary in the Ministry, Mr Paul Osahor gave the charge today at meeting with the management and staff of the ministry.
According to the Permanent Secretary, the meeting was an extension of that the Commissioner, Mr Charles Aniagwu had with Information Officer to put a stop to indolence in the ministry and the civil service at large.
Mr. Paul Osahor stressed the need for staff to desist from act capable of disrupting the smooth running of the ministry, noting that good job would not only be commended but would be rewarded.
The permanent secretary who pardoned all those having preview cases of disciplinary action, stressed the need for staff to be disciplined and committed with a sense of purpose to their duty, warning there would be zero tolerance to indolence henceforth.
To checkmate indiscipline of lateness, irregularities, loitering and delay in executing task, directors were mandated to operate a time book system outside the clock in/out machine system, and that staff should obtain permission before going anywhere during office hours .
Directors were also charged to implement the schedule of duty roaster to check ugly scenarios and uphold the tradition of the civil service of ensuring that workers were meaningfully engaged.
The meeting witnessed a question and answer session where the permanent secretary promised that the management would look in complaints, requests and other issues raised.