Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has ordered the immediate suspension of the Permanent Secretary of the state Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters and Rural Development over delay in payment of November salary of local government workers, Oyogist reports.
This was made known on a recent statement released by Dr Kenneth Igwe, Secretary to the State Government in Abakaliki on Friday December 10.
The governor also urged the state Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters and Rural Development, the SSA and SA on Local Government and the 13 local government council chairmen to ensure that workers are paid their salaries as at when due henceforth.
The statement read;
“The governor has noticed with dismay the delay in the payment of local government staff salary for November.