Ebonyi State Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Dennis Ekumankama has called on the staff of the ministry to shun corruption and other sharp practices saying the era of forging government receipts to divert public fund was over.
Addressing Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Accountant and Directors of various departments, Dr. Ekumankama who was former Registrar General Corporate Affairs Commission charged them to ensure due process in all they do.
“It is not going to be business as usual, everything must be properly done. There must be proper taxing, proper collection, proper domiciliation at the appropriate places and not individual accounts.
“There must be proper exercise of registration businesses including licensing of vehicles and motorcycles because corruption of any sort be it petty or grand corruption will not be tolerated.
“All those fake receipts that some people here use to issue to customers for business transaction must be stopped from today (yesterday). All leakages must stop from today, all corrupt practices must stop because I will not give room for that”, he said.
He called on the staff to be dedicated to duty and avoid lateness to work; stressing that time management was of great importance to the ministry.
According to him, service and management are together which must be managed well.

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