As workers’ day is being celebrated nationwide, Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, in the early hours of today dismissed more than 400 Senior Technical Assistants and Technical Assistants.
Umahi also sacked 64 development centre coordinators and more than 200 management committee members that hailed from the 13 Local Government Areas of the State.
He disclosed this in a press statement signed by the Principal Secretary to the governor, Hon. Clement Nweke and made available to pressmen in Abakaliki, the state capital.
The statement reads in parts: “the governor, Engr. David Nweze Umahi FNSE, FNATE has approved the dissolution of the 64 Coordinators and Management Committee Members and also all the Senior Technical Assistants and Technical Assistants to the governor with effect from 1st May 2019.”
“He directed that all the affected public servants should submit all the official materials in their position to the Principal Secretary to the governor on or before 1st May 2019.”
“He wished them well and promised to invite them for a valedictory session to appreciate them soon,” it stated.