Hayford O-Akrofi, GNA
Accra, Oct. 2, GNA – Mr. Kofi Ofori , Ablekuma
North Municipal Chief Executive has urged graduates taking part in the Nation
Builders Corp (NABCO) to see their participation in the programme as the first
step to enter into the ’world’.
Mr Ofori has therefore advised them to perform
the duties and responsibilities that will be assigned them with the highest
degree of public trust in the contest of discipline as well as a sense of
The MCE gave the advice at the start of a
three day orientation workshop organised by NABCO for 341 graduates selected
from Ablekuma North for the NABCO programme in Accra.
Laziness, absenteeism, lateness,
insubordination, disrespect, advised, Mr Ofori advised should be eschewed in
the course of the three-year period that the graduates would be under the
The programme though not permanent employment
the MCE said, would however, afford the graduates the opportunity to utilize
the potentials in them to serve the nation and at the same time give them some
income to neutralize the frustrations they experienced whilst at home.
The Member of Parliament for the Ablekuma
North Constituency, Nana Akua Owusu Afriyieh conceded that even though there
were bound to be some little challenges at the implementation stages of the
programme, she was of the firm belief that with time, they would be solved.
Madam Afriyieh appealed to all those having
their status appearing as ‘’pending’’ to exercise restraint since they would
all be rolled on with time.
She encouraged the participants to work as a
team when they go the field in other to achieve the desired results.
The MP advised them to work according to the
work ethics they would be taken through.
The Municipal Coordinating Director Alhaji
Shehu Awudu Kadiri said the graduates should see themselves as stakeholders to
improve the quality of life of the people on a sustainable basis.