Ebonyi State has government has approved the employment of 1,454 persons into the state civil service.
The Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Mr. Jude Chikadibia Okpor, stated this as part of the resolution of the State executive council meeting which was held at Ochudo centenary city in Abakaliki the State capital.
According to him, the employment is part of an effort by the State Government to engage capable hands in the state civil service to fill in the vacant spaces in the sector.
“Council also approved the employment of 1,454 Ebonyians into the state civil service to fill in the vacancies created over the years”. Okpor said.
He further disclosed the approval of an additional 10,000 (ten thousand naira) to workers’ salaries in the State to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal on the people.
“The Executive Council led by His Excellency the Chairman of Council approved that N10,000 be added to every worker’s salary in the state to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal“. it added.