A Civil Society Organisation, Civil Society Teams for Good Governance (CSGGG), on Wednesday, known as on President Muhammadu Buhari, the Secretary Basic of the Federation, and the Head of Service, to hasten the appointment of a brand new Accountant Basic of the Federation.
This was at the same time as they particularly famous that the delay has “stirred the hornets’ nest, with attendant infighting and rift tearing treasury employees aside – public workers who ought to in any other case be channeling their artistic energies in the direction of managing the nation’s funds higher.”
The CSGGG President, Comrade Ogakwu Dominic Ogakwu, who made this name in Abuja at press convention, stated that the function of the AGF can’t be overemphasised because the nation is confronted with “crippling challenges”, seeing the depleting and virtually empty nationwide treasury.
He, nevertheless, known as on the Head of Service of the Federation, to rise to the event in protection of her oath of workplace, guaranteeing that the general public service rule is strictly noticed to the latter.
He stated “To arrest this untoward growth and set the nation’s public service again on the precise trajectory, CSGGG hereby calls on President Muhammadu Buhari, the Head of Service of the federation, the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation and all those that are entrusted with the sanctity of our public service system, to right away do the needful and put an finish to this unholy development of creating a mockery of our public service and turning Nigeria right into a laughing inventory within the league of countries.
“Apart from, CSGGG vehemently believes that aside from the truth that probably the most senior Director is being denied the entitlements due her or him for his or her diligent service to our fatherland, additionally it is true that our nation is mindlessly being robbed of the wealth of expertise which that particular person has garnered over time, in readiness to bail the nation out of the present monetary challenges bedeviling her.
“In any case, our main concern right here is that, this inaction – be it by fee or omission – has stirred the hornets’ nest, with attendant infighting and rift tearing treasury employees aside – public workers who ought to in any other case be channeling their artistic energies in the direction of managing the nation’s funds higher, in order to get Nigeria out of the woods and provides Nigerians a breath of life!”, he added.
He went additional to recommend that it will be considerably recuperating if “probably the most senior director within the Federal Ministry of Finance, to be redeployed to the Workplace of the Accountant-Basic because the performing accountant normal of the federation, pending when a substantive Accountant-Basic of the Federation can be appointed.”
He, nevertheless, bemoaned the present recruitment course of adopted to nominate a brand new AGF, stating that there was an try and put ahead a sure class of people.
He suggested the Head of Service to be clear in scheming out a reliable particular person who would occupy the seat of the AGF.
“One other problem which this press convention seeks to handle, is the opaque method by which the present recruitment course of for a substantive Accountant-Basic of the federation is being carried out.
“An evaluation of the method reveals that there’s an apparent try and scheme out a sure class of people. A detailed look reveals that the method of choosing a substantive Accountant-Basic of the Federation, has been monopolised as an unique membership boasting of solely Administrators from 2017, systematically scheming out others who’ve equally spent their lifelong years within the service of their fatherland.”