Sambo Frowns At Infighting Between Boards, Management Of Transportation Agencies
Fred Omotara, Lagos
The Minister of Transportation, Alhaji Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has frowned at Infighting Between Boards and Management of agencies under the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT), calling for synergy and cooperation across all agencies of the ministry.
Speaking while fielding questions from newsmen in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday during a 3-Day Retreat by the Federal Ministry of Transportation , the Minister of Transportation said that he hoped that by the end of the retreat , the staff will have a new mindset to implement policies of the ministry.
According to the Minister of Transportation, “I will not end this speech without calling your attention to two salient matters that would aid us in our quest for progress and development and these are:
“Harmonious working relationship within our governing boards with uttermost respect for delegated authorities and responsibilities.
“Ensuring a harmonious working relationship between the ministry and its agencies on one hand and the legislative arm of Government who by the provisions of our Constitution that we have sworn to uphold, is to be accorded all necessary respect and corporations at all times within recognized boundaries.”
Setting the tone for the 2022 Ministerial Retreat, the Minister of state for Transportation Prince Ademola Adegoroye said the Retreat will involve presenting programmes and projects of the ministry especially the quick wins (low hanging fruits) by setting realistic timelines to achieve set goals.
He said the participants will brainstorm on the best strategy to adopt in the execution of programmes and projects.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation Dr Magdalene Ajana said the 2022 edition of Ministerial Retreat was timely as the present administration is finalizing its diversification Agenda with a view to changing the reins of leadership in year 2023