Region 6 REO did not abandon post – Ministry
The Ministry of Communities today refuted reports that Regional Executive Officer (REO) of region 6, Dr. Veerasammy Ramayya abandoned his post, but instead stated he was granted 14 days vacation leave.
A media release from the Ministry stated that Dr. Ramayya’s leave became effective on Monday July 18, and will last until the 30th. As such Dr Ramayya is scheduled to return to work and resume duties on August 2nd.
The Ministry claims that a formal letter of approval was issued and a copy was dispatched to Regional Chairman, David Armogan. However; there was confusion about Dr. Ramayya’s absence from work among regional officials, who had no idea of his whereabouts.