Governor Hope Uzodinma has described those complaining of unpaid salaries in Imo state as ”ghost workers or fraudsters”.
According to the governor, he has paid the salaries of all genuine workers in the state.
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.