Just like the popular axiom, when the cat is away, the rats play, such is the case of work at Governor’s office today Monday April 15th 2019.
His Excellency, the Governor of Cross River State, Sen. Ben Ayade travelled out of the State on Thursday 11th of April with a long line of escort vehicles, little did I know that the next working day was going to be as silent as a graveyard.
Often times, I have heard people say that this Government is filled with hypocrites and I keep giving room for doubts like every hopeful Cross Riverian, but what I’m seeing today; a reflection of the thoughts of people as earlier conceived, “hypocrites” I get confused again like every hopeful Cross Riverian.
When Oga is around, the office is full and filled with activities, especially because they know that if Oga finds you working, ‘money fit drop’ or ‘boys go smile’, but when Oga is away, they all relax, some even don’t come to the office until further notice.
As at 11:00am, car parks still empty, offices yet to be opened, majority of Civil Servants not in their offices, and it dawned on me that Oga has not returned.
How I wish, His Excellency who has undying love for his people, Cross Riverians will just identify such people who will not be at their place of duty in his absence, trying to figure out how to make the State work which seems to be the opposite ‘when the cat is away’, for me my opinion is JUST SACK THEM, if you want to keep them, let them be productive.
Employment these days is not easy to come by, so if one will not take his/her job serious, just fire him/her and let the person who is ready to do the job take over.
However, this is just my opinion, an innocent Cross Riverian who hope for the best.
Efa Sunday is the CrossRiverWatch Government House Correspondent in Calabar.
NOTE: Opinions expressed in this article are strictly attributable to the author, Efa Sunday, and do not represent the opinion of CrossRiverWatch or any other organization the author works for/with.
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