The Ministry of Health (MOH) has warned its, staff from using the elevators in the Ministry facility due to the current economic challenges.
This communication was carried out on March 31, 2023 by the Director of General Administration at the Ministry, Frank Raji. In a memorandum copied to the Minister, Deputy, and the Acting Chief Director, it indicated that the action has become necessary to regulate the lift system.
The MOH Memo sighted online indicated that, the country is going through some Economic Restructuring. Hence, the situation has impacted on Government’s financial releases to all Public Sector Institutions”.
It added, “Management has also noticed the huge amount of funds expended on maintaining the Ministry’s facilities including the elevators,” the statement said.
It continued that the situation is impacting negatively on the finances of the Ministry. And has therefore become necessary for Management to regulate the use of the elevator. By introducing the following; No use of the elevator from the 1st to the 3rd floor. No lift days on Tuesdays and Thursdays”.
“Consequently, Management and all staff members are encouraged to support this initiative. By complying with the directive counting on your usual cooperation” the statement added.
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