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Activities that usually take place at the National Headquarters of Public Complaints Commission, Abuja were shifted to Imo State, the Eastern Heartland on Thursday 8th August, 2019 during the official visit of the number one Ombudsman in Nigeria in the person of Chief Commissioner Chille W. Igbawua.

Meanwhile, Orlu Road, Owerri Office of the Commission was electrified as s Chief Commissioner toured the newly renovated complex.

In his address, the Federal Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission presenting Imo State, Barr. Chief Willie Amadi considered the official visit the Honourable Chief Commissioner very significant assuring him of his readiness to present a comprehensive report on the status of the Commission. Hear him, “I crave your indulgence to present to you few Challenges which require your intervention. Sir, you would recall my presentation at the 3rd plenary of June, 2018 wherein I secured approval to take action on the deplorable condition of infrastructures and environment f the State Office and submit claims afterwards. Procurement of furniture Dr the office of the Honourable Federal Commissioner, landscaping and environmental upgrade of the office complex and wiring and installation of 5.5KVA Hybrid Inverter System. The projects have been executed except the Conference Hall expansion. May I appeal to the Chief Commissioner to kindly consider our claims and direct that our expenses be refunded to enable us do more.”

Chief Amadi further reminded the Ombudsman Boss of a classic complaint against FUTO involving one Mr. Asogwa Okechukwu which the Commission earlier made its recommendations asking for urgent implementation of the reports so as to bring justice to Mr. Asogwa. He also narrated that the Commission has been through its staff welfare policy supported workers in different capacities.

Responding, Chief Commissioner Chille W. Igbawua enumerated his commitment towards improving staffers’ standard of living revealing that he is currently negotiating with Finance Minister and National Assembly so as to rest every plight of the Commission. Chief Igbawua assured that fund used to renovate Imo Office Complex will be soon refunded describing Ombudsman as one of the most recognized and respected Institutions worldwide. He thanked the workers for making the Commission proud and urged them to keep discharging their duties diligently as better welfare packages are underway. The Ombudsman Boss announced that the Commission will soon re-train its staff for more proactive services. He thanked the Federal Commissioner representing Imo State for the intellectual contributions leading to the recent new policies and strategic planning in the Commission.

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