Adamawa governor sacks 5,000 workers over “improper employment”


Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has approved the sacking of 5,000 workers employed by the previous All -Progressives Congress-led government of Jibril Bindow.

The salaries of the civil servants had been stopped last year over what the state government called “improper employment and transfer of service.”

The fate of the civil servants was finally sealed as the state executive council endorsed the report of a committee the government had asked to regularise employment and transfer of service in the state.

On Wednesday, the state’s commissioner of information and strategy, Umar Pella, announced their sack after a meeting of the state executive council at the Government House, Yola.

Mr Pella advised those employed between September 2018 and May 2019 to seek fresh…



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