Powerful Northern Governor Reinstates 1,699 Sacked Workers

Powerful Northern Governor Reinstates 1,699 Sacked Workers

  • Governmental activities and reforms are currently ongoing in Adamawa state following the announcement of major recruitments
  • The Adamawa state government recently recruited the service of 2,000 science teachers and VIO officers
  • Similarly, in an act of benevolence, the state government also announced the reinstatement of 1,699 workers who were previously fired

Adamawa, Yola - No fewer than 1,699 workers in Adamawa state who lost their jobs in the previous administration have been reinstated by the current administration of the state, PM News reported.

The notification of their reinstatement was announced on Monday, August 8, by the state's director-general of media and communication, Solomon Kumangar.

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri
The administration of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri approved the reinstatement of 1,699 workers back into the Adamawa state workforce. Photo: Governor Ahmadu Fintiri
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According to Kumangar, 699 of the affected workers are teachers while the remaining 1,000 are health workers who were fired unjustly.

Legit.ng gathered that the affected workers have been deployed to their various places of duty and engagement.

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Kumangar further noted that the reason for the disengagement of the 1,000 health workers by the previous administration was due to some faultiness in their recruitment process at the time.

He said:

“We conducted a discreet investigation to determine anomalies with a view to right the wrong committed during their recruitment, as we don’t witch-hunt anybody."

Adamawa govt recruits 70 VIO officers, 2,000 science teachers

Meanwhile, Kumangar revealed that the state government has recruited the services of 70 additional Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) in the bid foster effectiveness in traffic operations.

He said:

“This would also enhance revenue generation drive of the government through the issuance of vehicle particulars and sanctioning of erring motorists.”

Similarly, no fewer than 2,000 science teachers were also recruited and deployed to various secondary schools across the state.

These teachers are expected to teach major science subjects that will help foster science education in the state and also help keep students inclined with current global trends and activities in the world of science and tech.

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Kumangar said:

“We have recently converted many of the Government House staff to permanent and pensionable staff, instead of being casual or working on temporary status.”

In Oyo, Makinde recalls 129 primary school teachers sacked unlawfully

Similarly, 129 primary school teachers who were unlawfully dismissed by the previous administration in Oyo state will be having their job back.

The announcement was made on Wednesday, July, 27 after a unanimous decision by the state executive council.

However, their reinstatement was confirmed on the premise that they will not be paid remunerations for the time they were out of the job.

Makinde sanctions 5 head teachers over alleged extortion

In another contrasting report, Governor Seyi Makinde was reported to have sanctioned five head teachers for alleged extortion.

It was gathered that the teachers were culpable of the crime and were immediately sanctioned by the state education board.

The announcement of their sanction was made known via a statement issued by the media department of the state education board.

Source: Legit.ng

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