Civil servants cautioned on absenteeism

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo

Ntungamo district chief administrative officer Hanny Turyahebwa has cautioned civil servants in the area against the habit of absenteeism greatly affects services delivery and cripple’s government programs.

Turyaheebwa was speaking during the district technical planning committee held in the district council hall attended by departmental heads, sub county chiefs, town clerks among others.

He further revealed that the leadership of the district will not hesitate to take action against the errant officers since they are paid money and must deliver as per their assignments require.

Dr. Richard Bakamuturaki, the Ntungamo district health officer says revealed that the district is working on the process of recruiting more health workers to ensure that the challenge of understaffing in health facilities is addressed.

He also called on the civil servants and the entire general public to continue observing the standard operating procedures in line with COVID-19 prevention.

Dinner Tumwebaze the head of natural resources department revealed that they are working towards the restoration of depleted ecosystems to avert the effects of climate change.