The implementation of a review report on verification of staff and
their certificates by the management of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba has
led to the sack of 258 staff of the institution.
In a statement released by the Polytechnic’s Public Relation officer,
Mrs. Chinyere Eze, the management of the Abia State Polytechnic said
the sack became necessary to ensure a greater operational efficiency.
It reads in full;
“We wish to inform members of the public that we have commenced the
implementation of the review report on verification of staff and their
certificates, as approved by the state executive council in April 2019.
“Following painstaking verification and reviews, letters have been
issued to 258 staff members whose services are no longer required by the
institution. All the affected staff are receiving full severance
payment in line with their condition of service with the school.
“They will also receive due outstanding salaries as other workers are being paid.
Among other things, the ongoing reform is expected to position the
institution to achieve its motto of “towards excellence in technology”,
meet regular salary obligations of its workforce as well as create
necessary environment for academic excellence that the institution is