Gov Umahi suspends principal secretary for one month

Hon. Obasi has been directed to hand over all government property in his possession before the close of work on Friday.
Gov Umahi suspends principal secretary for one month
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Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has suspended his Principal Secretary, Hon. Emmanuel Obasi, for a period of one month.

According to a statement released on Friday by the Secretary to the State Government/Coordinating Commissioner, Dr Ugbala Kenneth Igwe, the official was suspended for "negligence and dereliction of duty."

Hon. Obasi has been directed to hand over all government property in his possession before the close of work on Friday, according to Vanguard.

“His Excellency, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Chief David Nweze Umahi, FNSE, FNATE, has approved the suspension of the Principal Secretary (PS) to Governor, Hon. Emmanuel Obasi, for a period of one month, with immediate effect.

“The suspension is as a result of negligence and dereliction of duty.

“Consequently, Hon Emma Obasi is directed to hand over all government property in his possession to the Office of the Secretary to Ebonyi State Government, before the close of work on Friday, 7th January 2022.

“Please ensure strict compliance to this directive,” the statement read.

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