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Commission frowns at refusal of retired Officers to hand over office

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The Borno State Civil Service Commission has raised concerns over the refusal by retired Officers to hand over office.

The Commission raised the concern in a circular by Ngada Idris, its Ministerial Secretary, on Wednesday in Maiduguri.

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The Commission observed in the circular sent to Ministries, Departments and Agencies that the development was becoming rampant and needed to be stopped.

It said: “The Civil Service Commission has observed with concern the attitude of some civil servants who even after mandatory retirement from service retained their offices.

“Reports of refusal by retired officers to handover or vacate their offices are becoming rampant these days.

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“It is illegal for any retired officer not to vacate his or her office or handover the schedule to the next most senior officer for any reason.

“The Civil Service Commission shall no longer tolerate such impunity by any retired officer or chief executive who disregarded lawful authority in the civil service.

“To ensure absolute confidentiality in government business, no retired officer is allowed to handle official documents a day longer than necessary.”

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It noted that the commission in collaboration with the Office of the State’s Head of Service would track culprits for necessary action.

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Football manager dies of heart attack while celebrating team’s 92nd minute winner in Egypt

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An Egyptian second division manager, Adham El-Selhadar has died after suffering a heart attack while celebrating his team’s last minute win.

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The sad incident happened on Thursday, Dec 2, when El-Magd scored a 92nd minute goal to defeat SC El-Zarqa at home.

El Magd manager, El-Selhadar, watched on as his side scored against El-Zarqa in the 92nd minute to progress up to seventh in the table on 14 points in the Egyptian Second League match.

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Amongst all the wild celebrations and drama, coach Adham El-Selhadar collapsed on the sidelines as players and staff ran over to check what had happened.

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He was attended to by medics before being taken to hospital, where he was confirmed dead.

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El-Selhadar had been a professional player in the 1990s, winning the Egyptian Premier League and Egypt Cup before becoming a coach.

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Police arrest officer who killed a rig operator in Osun

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The Osun State Police Command has arrested Sergeant Moses Samuel who fatally shot Kabiru Babai, a rig operator with the Shekeenah Zelter Global Concept at Ota-Efun area in Osogbo.

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WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that there was palpable tension on Friday morning after a police officer shot a truck driver to death at the Ota-Efun area in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.

The police has now revealed Sergeant Moses Samuel as the personnel who fatally shot the rig operator at Ota-Efun area of Osogbo, on Friday, December 3, 2021.

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The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Yemisi Opalola, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

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Opalola said “The Osun State Police Command in its continued efforts to curtail all forms of indiscipline and unprofessionalism, has arrested and detained the police officer, Sgt Moses Samuel who shot one Mallam Kabiru Babai ‘m’ 33years Yesterday, 3rd December 2021 around Kobogbogboe/Ota-efun Area, Osogbo.

“The investigations and disciplinary actions have commenced and the suspect will be arraigned in court after the completion of the orderly room trial to serve as a deterrent to other officers.”

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She explained that the Police Commissioner, Olawale Olokode, has expressed his condolences to the victim’s family and friends and also assured the members of the public that justice will be served in the matter.

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