Awesa hands over Works and Implementation portfolio

The Works and Implementation Ministry portfolio was officially handed over to incoming Minister Michael Nali today.

Minister Nali laid out the ground rules for the next 5 years adding that it will be a very busy term for the Ministry.

The hand over takeover ceremony was witnessed by outgoing Minster Francis Awesa, the senior management of the Ministry, Provincial Managers, staff and donor partners.

Minister Nali was welcomed by Secretary David Wereh who outlined the importance of the Ministry saying that land transport is the basis of development for the country and that the Ministry plays a vital role maintaining, building and managing important road networks of the country.

He appealed to the staff to work together and support the new Minster.

Meantime, in accepting his Ministerial role, Nali said the next 5 years will be all about doing the right thing.

He frankly told the staff to maintain professionalism and follow the chain of command adding that short cuts and duplication of roles will not be entertained under his management.

Nali also highlighted his key focus areas and heavily emphasized on maintaining existing roads and infrastructure nationwide.

Outgoing Minister Francis Awesa was thanked for his services to the Ministry and in response assured the staff that his successor will carry on from where he left off and continue to transform the sector.




Caroline Ure