The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mr. Olusade Adesola has charged the management and staff of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) to up their efforts on improvement of sanitary and environmental conditions of the Nation’s Capital City.
He gave the charge during an emergency meeting with the management staff of the Board on Thursday in Abuja.
Adesola urged staff of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board to change their approach in terms of its management of the city’ sanitary conditions, expressed confidence in the ability of the personnel of the Board to keep the Territory clean at all times.
Miffed with the low revenue profile and the increasing debts owed to the Board, he told the staff to be up and doing.
The Permanent Secretary who hinted that the Administration is ready to support the Board to achieve its goals and objectives, warned that it will not tolerate any act of incompetence by any staff.
He further stated that already all disagreements revolving around revenue collection between Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) and the FCT Administration have been largely resolved.
Mr. Adesola equally used the opportunity to call on all Government Agencies, Estates, Private Organizations and individuals enjoying services being rendered by the Abuja Environmental Protection Board to pay their bills forthwith to enable the Board function hitch-free.
Responding on behalf of the entire management and staff of the Board, the outgoing Director of Abuja Environmental Protection Board, Mr. Kaka Ali who pledged the support of the staff in charting a new course for the Board.