The DG thanked Management and staff for the cooperation extended to him since he assumed office. He informed them that the purpose of the vehicle parade is to ascertain the state of the vehicles after maintenance and refurbishment carried out on them. He equally stated that the exercise will afford him the opportunity to appreciate the challenges and means of addressing them.
He charged staff to take care of property entrusted to them and change their attitude towards Government property. During the inspection, he used the occasion to appreciate one of the drivers Mal Jibrin Abubakar with a cash gift of Five Thousand Naira (
N5,000.00) for his up to date record on his vehicle and good maintenance culture. He instructed the Director of Engineering Services to put in place a maintenance team to oversee the maintenance of the vehicles on a periodic basis. In final remarks, the DG stated that the exercise will be carried out every 3months. The vehicle inspection parade was witnessed by some top Management staff including DP, DES, DHRM, DDFA, AD Procurement and AD Safety/ occupational hazards amongst others.