New call to shame lazy officials

2013-06-23 14:08
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Johannesburg - Acting Public Service and Administration director-general Nhlakanipho Nkontwana has said the government is aware of poorly performing senior state employees, including DGS, but does not act on it.

According to the Sunday Independent, Nkontwana has called on President Jacob Zuma’s office, the provincial premiers and the Public Service Commission (PSC) to report twice a year on the disciplinary action taken against poorly performing directors-general and heads of departments.

In a circular dated 20 May, Nkontwana said he wants DGS and heads of departments who have not gone through development programmes or faced consequences for poor performance to be named and shamed.

He said: “The Department of Public Service and Administration, Presidency and offices of premiers will play a more proactive role in the monitoring of poor performance and to ensure that the necessary steps are being taken in departments.”


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