KOGI STATE : NEW DIGITAL DIRECTION OR A PONZI SCHEME?

Yes, this Direction is definitely new, so new that workers have
become beggars, children with living parents are looking like
orphans, parents are dying and the world looking all gloomy
and hopeless for humans deprived of their rights.
The look on the faces of Kogites is that hopelessness and our voices can be liken to a funeral dirge.

I watched the heart-rending sight of genuine Kogi workers
owed many months of salaries queueing up to receive two
milk tins of rice and a very lean piece of meat as new year gift
from the Government of Kogi state.
I saw able bodied men being pushed down while struggling to
find a place in line to collect what is less than a 200 naira
worth of food for themselves and their families.
I watched with consternation the looks of well fed government
aides smiling sheepishly as people struggle for free food,
looking like Messiah.
I shake my head and I remember just last January when these
same people rolled out the drums to celebrate the emergence
of a government that
Styled itself as “New Direction”.
Yes, this Direction is definitely new, so new that workers have
become beggars, children with living parents are looking like
orphans, parents are dying and the world looking all gloomy
and hopeless for humans deprived of their rights.
The look on the faces of Kogites is that of hopelessness and
our voices can be liken to a funeral dirge.
The annoying part is that the government of state have
decided to either turn a blind eye or deaf ear to the plight of
her people, what we hear daily is that “committee will be set
up to look into it”.. When will the committee(s) ever resolve
these unending issues.
More heart-rending is the most annoying” anti Digital”aides
paraded by this government, most of them have never in their
lives worked with or for government, half baked individuals
who excel only in praise singing, greedy fellows who have
decided to shield the Governor’s eyes to burning issues with
their media propaganda stories and white elephant projects.
They feed fat on the proceeds from the state while genuine
workers and Kogites wallow in abject poverty.
You see a genuine worker with his or her certificates and
termed a ghost worker is taking to cemetery, dead due to lack
of funds to treat an ailment or to feed (ref: former provost
School of Nursing Obangede). That same moment you will see a governor’s aide with questionable character and portfolio being paid huge sums of
money for doing nothing. You see them organizing birthdays
for themselves and families, clubbing and sending their wards
on vacations…. This is utterly unfair.
It is bad enough that the Governor have decided to seek the
services of non professionals to head most ministries and
offices as reward for loyalty, he (the Governor) should at least
send these aides on training to teach on the tenets of
governance in other to give a face lift to this propaganda
government.
The APC led government is running straight into the abyss of
failure except it reverses and make a drastic change… This
New Direction is becoming too gallop filled and our stomachs
are churning.
Every four (4)years government tenure in Nigeria is always
characterized to have the first two years prove to the people
that they are worthy of the mandate given, the third year is for
the showcase of stewardship and the fourth year is for
campaign and re-election (if found worthy)… Our New
Direction government will soon usher in the 2nd year of her
mandate, I wonder what they will present as account of
stewardship in their 3rd year… Kogites are wiser.
More than anything, I want the administration of GYB to
succeed but with this train, I’m sure we are heading for a
derail.
I sure won’t vote for a government who refuse to pay
pensioners their entitlements for almost a year only to be
given two cups of rice. No I won’t….
The earlier this self styled digital government see workers
welfare and payment of entitlements as top priority the
better….
The government shouldn’t play MMM with our lives, we all
know that billions of Naira have been paid to States recently
from the “Paris club”, Aregbesola of Osun paid his workers
100%, please Kogi state government should borrow a leaf from
this, pay workers, genuine workers are dying…
Stop percentage payment, stop playing politics with the lives
of your people. Posterity is a good judge.

By swansy

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