DHO working on post despite transfer


Karachi: The District Health Officer, Shikarpur was transferred and directed to report to Health Department but he has not relinquished the charge and is still working on the post, reliable sources told PPI on Monday.

They said the Notification No. SOI(SGA&CD)-1/8/2014, dated: 19th February, 2015, issued by the Government of Sindh, Services, General Administration and Co-Ordination Department, Karachi, says that Dr. Munir Ahmed Jokhio, Senior Medical Officer (BS-20), presently posted as District Health Officer (DHO), Shikarpur, is transferred with immediate effect and directed to report to Health Department for further others.

This notification was issued with the approval of former Sindh Chief Secretary, Sajjad Saleem Hotiana and was signed by Moula Bakhsh Shaikh, Section Officer-I but it is yet to be implemented despite passage of months.

The sources said that the copies of the notification were also sent to Principal Secretary to the Sindh Chief Minister, Health Secretary, AG Sindh, District Accounts Officer (DAO), Shikarpur and others. However, the transferred officer is not only working on there but also passing bills of heavy amounts.