Investigation revealed that the sack of the ex-governors’ loyalists by Umahi was not unconnected along with his (Egwu) refusal to defect along with him (Umahi) to APC.
Umahi had in a press release signed and forwarded to journalists in Abakaliki by the Secretary to the State Authorities, Dr. Kenneth Ugbala, stated the sack is with instant impact, and directed affected individuals handover all properties which can be of their possessions.
“In avowed willpower of Ebonyi State Authorities to permit higher participation of Ebonyians in governance, the Governor Chief David Nweze Umahi, has permitted the elimination from workplace; all of the Coordinators, All of the Government Assistants, (EAs), all of the Senior Technical Assistants, (STAs), all of the Technical Assistants, (TAs) all of the Liaison Officers and all of the Administration Committee Members of Improvement Centres in Ohaukwu LGA” he stated
In a associated improvement, the governor few hours after the sack of appointees from Ohaukwu, introduced the dissolution of all boards and commissions.
Based on him “Within the effort of Ebonyi State Authorities to reposition the Authorities, promote inclusiveness and improve service supply, the Governor Chief David Umahi, has permitted the instant dissolution of all Boards and Commissions that aren’t tenured by legislation,” he stated.
He equally tasked all the previous officers affected by dissolution at hand over all authorities property of their possession to the Secretary to the State Authorities and Coordinating commissioner earlier than the shut of labor on Monday.