Abia State Governor Alex Otti has ordered the sacking of all State public service staff employed between December 2022 and the present date.
Bellnews reports that the notice of disengagement, which was contained in a statement dated Thursday, August 31st.
The statement said that the disengagement was necessary to “weed out ghost workers and streamline the state public service”.
It added that the affected workers would be paid their terminal benefits in accordance with the State Civil Service rules.
The governor had earlier in July sacked 7,000 workers of the State Civil Service.