Ebonyi state Governor, David Umahi, has sacked over 1,000 aides from 350 native authorities space liaison places of work and growth centres administration committee within the state.
In a report by the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), this was disclosed by Governor Umahi on Monday, July 20, throughout a digital swearing-in of some particular assistants and caretaker chairmen of native governments.
The classes of sacked aides embody technical assistants, senior technical assistants, and govt assistants.
In response to Umahi, the aides of the Ebonyi state authorities had been relieved of their jobs over non-performance and would take impact on August 1, 2020.
He stated: “We’ve over 1,000 of you, over 350 LGA liaison officers and several other growth centres administration committee members, but myself and my deputy threw ourselves ‘within the ring’ on the COVID-19 subject. I don’t know the place else you’re going to get a place, the place you’ll simply sleep and anticipate financial institution alert.”
The Ebonyi state governor went on to notice that any of the affected aides can reapply provided that they’re endorsed by the ministry or division of a state authorities.
That is coming after Governor Umahi suspended the state auditor normal, Harmless Nweda, indefinitely with speedy impact.
He additionally suspended the auditor normal for native authorities within the state, George Ukpai. The secretary to the state authorities, Kenneth Ugbala, introduced this on Monday, July 13, in a press release in Abakaliki, the state capital.
The assertion stated their suspension was because of their failure to carry out duties of their places of work.