The newly appointed executive director of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, has challenged the staff of the organisation in the South West Zone to come up with new ways of generating revenue.
Thomas stated this when he made his maiden visit to the Lagos office of the Board during the week. According to him, he was not happy with what he saw at the head office in Abuja, adding that he was scared by the signals he received from the staff and stressed that he is not a Messiah.
He challenged the staff to come up with ideas to move the Board forward, insisting that he wants a turnaround within 90 days rather than the traditional 100 days.
The ED directed that two buses at the Lagos office that had been abandoned for over 18 months be immediately repaired. He also told members of staff that he will suspend payment of outstanding vouchers he inherited till the financial position of the Board improves, noting that he was welcomed to the head office with news that the staff of the Zonal Office in Onitsha had been ejected from their rented office over a debt of N1.5 million.
Advising the staff to eschew tribalism and religious sentiments and concentrate on their duties, Thomas revealed that he would introduce the Whistle Blower policy whereby a staff receives a certain percentage of any amount he or she generates.