Undeserved assault on the bureaucracy


OF all the mistakes made by the military, none is greater than the 1975/1976 assault on bureaucracy in this country. It was termed The Great Purge by the media at that time. But that action destroyed the robust Civil Service system and since that time this country has lost its way. In any National development there is no alternative to a robust civil service system. Tampering with the bureaucracy is the foundation for total collapse of the government itself.  The military indulged in playing the civil service like a sporting event without knowing that it will lead to the decay and the rot we are witnessing now. Bureaucracy means “the civil servants, the administrative…

Source: Nigerian Tribune