Ombudsman faults govt administrators

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

The Ombudsman has faulted some government administrators for imposing their personal views on those working under them. In his annual report for 2006-2007, the Ombudsman expresses concern that some senior officers fail to act in accordance with appropriate recommendations, which is a disservice.

His concern comes in the wake of a report he received concerning a security officer working at the Office of the President. The officer had a medical condition and his doctor recommended that he works day shifts only.

“His superiors took exception to the shift recommendation and for that matter not with the doctor, but rather with the patient.

To be more precise, the officer was told to make a choice between his continued employment or to leave. If he left his employment, him and [continue reading]


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