The Abia State Government has sacked all the public servants recruited towards the end of the immediate past governor, Okezie Ikpeazu’s tenure.
The state Head of Service, Joy Maduka, stated that the affected public servants were recruited from December 2022 till date.
“Following the on-going reorganization in the Abia State Public Service in line with the provision of the Public Service Rules in Abia, I write to advise you that His Excellency, Governor Alex Otti has ordered the disengagement of all staff employed from December. 2022 til date.
“However, any further directive(s) of His Excellency on this matter shall be communicated in due course.”
Speaking on the development, the governor Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Kazie Uko said the directive was a decision of the State Executive Council.
He described the employment as campaign recruitment by the past administration.