Umahi sacks aides 48 hours after election

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has sacked board members of the state owned agencies, commissions and 64 Development Centre Coordinators in the state.


While the reason for the sack has not been disclosed, those affected have been directed to hand over all government property including official vehicles in their possession on or before the close of office on Monday, March 20. 


A statement signed by the Secretary to Ebonyi State Government, Dr.Ugbala Kenneth, read;


“The governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has approved immediate dissolution of Boards, Commissions, and Development Centre Coordinators, except Ebonyi State University Governing Council.

“In view of the foregoing, the Development Centre Coordinators are to hand over all government property in their possession including their official vehicles to the office of the Secretary to the State Government and Coordinating Commissioner, on or before the close of work on Tuesday 21st March, 2023.

“Similarly, the boards and commissions are to hand over government property in their possession to their parent ministries on or before the close of work on Tuesday, 21st March, 2023.”

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