BREAKING: Okowa Sacks 145 Civil Servants in Delta State
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has sacked 145 staff of the state Post Primary Education Board (PPEB). The affected staff include 52 who have either abandoned or absconded from their duty posts, while 93 have been confirmed dead and nine others who were found to be irregular in attendance at work.
In a statement by the Head of Service, Mr. Reginald Bayoko said that the measure was part of efforts by Okowa led government to check the ghost workers’ syndrome, sanitise the payroll system and rid the state public service of truancy.
Mr. Bayoko said that those who have been receiving salaries after absconding or abandoning their duty posts would be reported to the police and be made to face the full wrath of the law.
He maintained that for the nine staff who were irregular in attendance at work, appropriate disciplinary action would be taken against them, according to relevant extant regulations.
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