Environment boss tasks staff on necessities for effective service delivery
By Daniel Bebia
The Cross River State Commissioner for Environment, Hon. Mfon Bassey has charged staff of the Ministry to put in their best for effective and efficient service delivery.
The Commissioner gave the admonition during a general meeting held at the Conference Room of the Ministry.
Hon. Bassey stated that the office aims to maintain the status of the State as the cleanest and greenest in accordance with her mandate to promote healthy living through efficient management of the environment and in tandem with government’s environmental objectives.
He said dedication punctuality and other positive attitudes to work would invariably result in improved productivity.
The Environment boss urged staff to put in their best, share ideas with colleagues and in unison, adding that his office was open for innovations that would yield excellent results for the collective benefit of staff, the government and the Nigeria at large.
The Commissioner emphasized that to enable proficiency and efficiency service delivery in the workplace, modalities have been put in place to address the challenges highlighted by the staff.
He called for improved to attitude work, adding that the leadership of the Ministry is beaming its light in search of excellence for the collective good of the State.
Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. Aye Henshaw expressed gratitude for the warm welcome he enjoyed from the Commissioner and staff alike in his new place of assignment.
He commended the Commissioner for the open door policy in running the affairs of the Ministry, describing it as a “rare leadership quality.”
Dr Henshaw charged staff to live up to their responsibilities in term of timeliness, decent dressing, and innovation, which he maintained, are routine in the service.
He urged all to predispose themselves towards achieving the Ministry’s mandate.
The PS also stressed on the need for key performance indicators, so as to measure productivity and keep staff performance in check.
Staff in their separate comments highlighted some of the challenges to include lack of operational vehicles, inadequate power supply, among others, while pledging their utmost commitment and loyalty to the government to achieve the Ministry’s set goals.