- The governor of Cross Rivers state is really making sure the workers are well disciplined in other to achieve an enhanced productivity
- This is as Governor Ben Ayade for the second time in two days, locked out its civil servants who are not taking their job seriously and are coming late to the office
- In fact, the governor made sure that those who came to the office premises late on Thursday, were locked out and ignored as well
Civil servants in Cross River State were again locked out of their offices for arriving late for the second time in two days after being locked out of the Governor’s office on Wednesday, September 14.
The action was extended to other offices on Thursday, September 15, as the gates of the Cross River Geographic Information Agency, an agency under the Lands ministry were locked and workers were seen milling around.
They parked their cars along the road before besieging the gate, The Punch report indicated.
It's shame to the civil service, NLC chairman says
Reacting, the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Benedict Ukpepi described the development as a shame to the civil service.
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“Labour can only talk to workers to follow service regulations but the head of service should talk to the governor. Labour cannot support any wrong thing because civil servants are supposed to be in office by 7:30am, while work starts by 8 am but the approach of locking workers out is what we are complaining about.”
The workers were complaining of low morale being responsible for their lateness to work.
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