Rochas Okorocha Sacks Over 1,215 Workers In One Day

by on April 14, 2018

Imo State Government yesterday sacked and retired over 1,215 civil servants as part of its efforts to rejig the state workforce.

The state’s Head of Service (HoS), Mr. Calistus Ekenze, who reportedly directed the Local Government Service Commission to carry out the order. It was gathered that those who were mostly affected were largely from the local government service, a development which the HoS stated was carried out with the approval of the state’s Governor, Rochas Okorocha.

Speaking with journalist in Owerri, Ekenze said there was nothing new about the exercise, stressing that those retired had either served up to 35 years, attained the compulsory retirement age of 60 years, or those with dented record of service requiring sack The HoS explained that there are various reasons for every government action, adding that those involved were either genuinely retired, or had heinous record.


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