Ekiti to Sack over 2,000 Workers


Mr Muyiwa Olumilua

Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti

The Ekiti State Government has commenced a move to allegedly sack over 2,000 workers claimed to have been ‘illegally employed’ by the past administration of Governor Ayodele Fayose.

The affected workers include the 2,000 those employed after the July 14, 2018, governorship election won by Governor Kayode Fayemi.

The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Muyiwa Olumilua, who stated this in Ado Ekiti yesterday after the weekly state executive meeting, said the All Progressives Congress (APC) then warned against illegal recruitment, and urged job seekers to shun last minute moves by Fayose to employ some people into the state civil service.

Olumilua added that the decision to sack those he described as illegal staff was arrived at after perusing the reports of a panel set up to review employments into the state civil service in the last four years.

He said: “Fayemi has directed the Head of…

Source: Thisday Newspaper