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Ihedioha slams Okorocha for sacking of 3 000 workers

25 January 2016, 16:13

Imo - Former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, has condemned the dismissal of 3 000 workers by Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, Vanguard reports.

The former lawmaker described the sack of the civil servants as “most reckless, insensitive and completely lacking in economic sense”.

Ihedioha, through his media aide, Chibuike Onyeukwu, criticised the state governor for the scrapping of 19 government parastatals, agencies and departments.

He said the solution is not arbitrary disengagement of workers and scrapping of key parastatals, such as the Hospital Management Board, Imo Water Corporation, Imo State Investment Promotion Agency, Imo State Library Board, Agricultural Development Programme and others.

He condemned Governor Okorocha’s penchant for sacking thousands of workers as the only alternative to addressing economic issues facing the state.

Read more at Vanguard

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