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No More Sit At Home In Anambra State Soludo Declares


Following his inauguration into the governor’s office, the newly appointed Governor of Anambra state, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has ordered all public servants and political office holders in the state to start reporting at their places of work every Monday or face serious sanctions already put in place by him and his working committee..

According to a statement which was released by the Head of Service, Mr Theodora Igwegbe, in Awka on behalf of the governor on Friday, Soludo directed public servants to report to work on Mondays, just as they do return back to work on other workdays.

The governor, while making it known that the directive takes immediate effect on Monday added that any worker, who absented himself/herself on Monday without approval would be sanctioned in due order.

Following the Monday sit-at-home order declared by the now proclaimed terrorist group of the Indigenous People of Biafra, public offices, markets, banks, schools are always shut on Mondays.

Workers, traders and others persons have been observing the day as a free day in the entire the South-East.

Even though IPOB had constantly bring to notice to members of the public urging them to ignore the sit-at-home order, saying that it had since lifted by them

The statement released titled, ‘Attendance to work’, of which it’s address was made in this particular order, deputy governor, Speaker of the House of Assembly, the chief of staff, all commissioners, all special advisers, permanent secretaries, all heads of ministerial departments, among others, directed them to disseminate the information to the public servants under their supervision and monitor compliance.

The statement which reads, “Consequently, absence from duty on Monday or any other official workday without approval will be viewed as serious misconduct which will attract appropriate sanctions.”

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