Nigerian Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi urged members of staff to have a change of attitude by being punctual to the office and diligent in their duties.
The Minister stated this during the maiden edition of the Town Hall meeting held at the Women Development Center, Abuja.
Mr Amaechi disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari is extremely concerned about the current situation in the country and he is making concerted efforts to bring solution to the country’s problems.
While interacting with staff of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, the Minister said that the current economic recession experienced in the country will soon be over; he therefore encouraged the staff to be optimistic as the Federal Government is not resting on its oars to address the present challenges facing the country.
Mr Amaechi stressed that the warfare of staff is paramount as this would motivate and boost their morale for better productivity.
He buttressed the need for staff to be trained and re-trained adding that it is ” the priority of the government to embark on staff training as this would enhance the performance of staff on their duty post “.
Speaking further, Amaechi enjoined members of staff to advance themselves in the area of lnformation Technology to be able to make use of computers and internet facilities at their disposal.
He also enjoined them to be law abiding and adhere to the Civil Service Rules and Regulations in order to enhance service delivery adding that the government is committed to providing enabling environment and necessary tools that would enhance efficient performance.
The transport Minister while expressing his appreciation to the staff for the support given to him warned that he would not tolerate indiscipline, corruption and habitual lateness to work among others.
In his closing remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Mr Sabiu Zakari enjoined all staff to be well behaved, adding that though the times are challenging but with the co-operation of entire staff situations will improve remarkably.