Ekiti - Civil servants were seen prostrating and pleading with the Ekiti state governor after coming late to work on Monday, Punch reports.
The governor, who was at the state Secretariat at 8:00am, apprehended over 30 civil servants who came late and directed that disciplinary committee be set up to try them with appropriate sanctions.
As soon as the governor arrived at the place, he ordered that the gate should be locked at 8am.
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The governor, who expressed displeasure at the attitude of some workers in the state, said such an act of indiscipline must be stopped.
He noted that, it is time to enforce strict adherence to the civil service rules; adding that, workers have to sit tight and reciprocate the gesture of the government which has made the salaries and allowances of workers its priority.
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