The chairman senate committee on media and public affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi-Abdullahi has described the issues surrounding the reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina as a national embarassment.
Sabi-Abdullahi, who was featured on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily noted that any government that desires to achieve whatever goals it sets for itself must have a very efficient civil service.
When asked if he was surprised about the occurence, the senate spokesperson said : ” Surprise is just a short word for this. Here is somebody who has been declared wanted .
“Suddenly, he came back to assume duty at a higher level that he left it.”
Sabi-Abdullai, who also stated that the red chamber is disturbed about the level of indiscipline and decay in the public service said “a lot of things happening in the public service are a result of negligence over a long period of time .
A lot of things are happening without anybody really having the capacity to check it up. You see somebody being given a mandate to do something and you discover that the authority is residing somewhere. It’s an aberration.
“We (senators) are disturbed because whatever good policies you , you can’t get anywhere,” he said.are having, without the service