Favouritism and preferential treatment, particularly in employment, has robbed the civil service of much needed skilled personnel. Jobs for pals and comradesisa key contributor in the failure of government to deliver.
In order to eliminate nepotism:
- In an AZAPO administration, all employees shall be appointed on a restorative merit basis which looks at both the skills and the restorative effect of the appointment.
- AZAPO will remove the veil that currently covers appointment of senior officials;AZAPOwill put in place measures to enable unsuccessful shortlisted candidates to seek reasons for their non-appointment.
- An AZAPO government will impose harsh punishment to those who practice nepotism.