Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, Greater Accra Regional Minister has called on departmental heads to be up to their duties by checking punctuality, absenteeism and laziness.
He said punctuality to work was the soul of business and urged workers to adapt to such habit so as to help the government to undertake its developmental projects in the communities.
Nii Afotey-Agbo gave the advice when he addressed departmental workers of the Ga West Municipal Assembly at Amasaman after inspecting ongoing projects in the area.
The Regional Minister admonished the Assembly’s Task Force and Revenue Collectors to be law-abiding, and also advised landlords to desist from constructing buildings on unauthorized places.
He cautioned the workers to be extremely careful not to misappropriate or embezzle government funds.
Nii Afotey-Agbo inspected projects such as the emergency centre in the Ga West Municipal Hospital, the Ofankor Hospital, the construction of type ‘B’ Services Terminal, under the Bus Rapid Transport of Urban Transport Unit, the Amasaman Market and inaugurated the two-storey six-unit classroom block with office and store for Amasaman M/A Primary School.
The Regional Minister advised the school children to study hard to become responsible adults in future.
He affirmed that all the projects being undertaken by the government are part of President John Dramani Mahama’s Better Ghana Agenda and called on the people to vote for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in 2016 to complete all the projects.
Mr Samuel Atuquaye, Municipal Chief Executive for Ga West commended the contractors who are constructing the road from Awoshie to Pokuase for putting up a hospital at Ofankor to assist the people.
Other members of the Regional Minister’s entourage are Nii Djanmah Vanderpuije, Deputy Minister, Mr E.A. Papoe, Regional Budget Analyst, Nii Armah Ashitey, Director, Human Resource, Alhaji Adams Shaibu, Principal Internal Auditor, Mr Henry Asomah, Assistant Director and Mrs Jemima Lomotey, Development Planning Officer.