Governor Hope Uzodinma
Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma has disclosed that his administration is not owing salaries and the people saying they have not been paid are either ghost workers or fraudsters.
He stated that he is challenging anyone who has not been paid to come to the government house with their employment details and they would be paid immediately.
Governor Uzodinma addressed this when he spoke to newsmen this morning March 15 as part of activities marking his first anniversary in office
“This government has paid every genuine worker; those complaining of non-payment are either ghost workers or fraudsters. I am challenging anybody who has not received his or her salaries to come to Government House with his employment details and we will pay him or her immediately'’ he said
The governor said that the era when Permanent Secretaries were chosen through appointment was over. He added that Directors must pass promotion examinations and interview processes before being appointed as Permanent Secretaries to ensure that only competent people were appointed.
He also promised to revive all abandoned state-owned industries to enhance the state’s economy.