The name of Ms. Hannah Bisiw, a deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, is on the lips of staff of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) over her alleged seizure of a Toyota Land Cruiser allocated to the Engineering Technical Team of the company.
The deputy minister was said to have put in a request to the Managing Director of the GWCL for a vehicle, as hers had been taken away for routine servicing.
A land cruiser with registration number GN 1423 Z, being used by the technical team for its monitoring operations, was given out to the deputy minister to temporarily cushion her.
However, the brief period for which she claimed she would use the vehicle had gone beyond a few days and is now over a month, causing an inconvenience to the team which hitherto used it for its normal work.
Nobody had been able to either demand the return of the vehicle or even ask when such a return would be, as the staff are afraid of the walkabout minister.
Some features of the vehicle have changed since it was taken away, prominent among which is the now tainted glasses of the land cruiser, an indication that the vehicle might not go back to the water company.
Ms. Bisiw was very active in the early days of her appointment as she demanded keys to government bungalows, a task she performed with little favour.
Attempts to speak to her hit the rocks, as DAILY GUIDE was unable to establish contact with her.
By A.R. Gomda/DAILY GUIDE
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
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