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Ebonyi Governor, Umahi sacks over 1000 Aides

The Technical Assistants (TAs), Senior Technical Assistants (STAs) and Executive Assistants (EAs) to Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State totalling over 1000 have been dissolved.

Governor Umahi who disclosed this on Monday during the swearing-in of three Caretaker Chairmen of Ikwo, Afikpo North and Ivo LGAs and the Coordinator of Ohaozara Development Centre, at Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki, said the dissolution would take effect from 1st August 2020.


The Governor who expressed disappointment at the poor performances of the appointees, said he had no  

business with anybody who had an appointment and did not want to work.


According to him, the appointment we make is a source of social security, empowerment and bringing young men and women to learn the act of governance. 


Adding, "I don't know where else you will get a position and go-on sleeping and be waiting for an alert. It can't happen under me."


Umahi who disclosed there would be a fresh appointment into the positions, however, said the dissolved appointees would be given the opportunity to reapply, but must be ready to show their farms and what they achieved when they were first appointed.


He said: "It is time to work. I have no business with anybody who has an appointment and doesn't want to work. Let me announce my disappointment at the Technical Assistants, Senior Technical Assistants and Executive Assistants. We have over 1000 of them. Yet, my Deputy and myself go out of our way in this COVID-19. We have over 360 Liaison Officers. We have alot of Management Committee Members. 


"I don't know where else you will get a position and go-on sleeping and be waiting for an alert. It can't happen under me. By 1st of August, all Technical Assistants (TA), Senior Technical Assistants (STAs) and Executive Assistants (EAs) are dissolved.


"If you are one of them and you want your job back, you will be given a form to fill and a Ministry or Department must endorse you. When they endorse you, we hold that Ministry or Department responsible for you. 


"The appointment we make is a source of social security, source of empowerment and source of bringing young men and women to learn the act of governance. 


"And if you are reapplying and you have no Agricultural farm, then, don't apply. You must show me where you are farming, because we are doing everything possible to turn the minds of our people from appointment position to business minds. That is the only way to go. 


"So, if you are reapplying, one, you must tell us what you did before; two, show us where your farm is and we will Google it, to make sure you are not lying; and three, you must be sponsored by Commissioners, SAs, SSA, Boards and Commissions." END//

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