Abia state Polytechnic in Aba, has fired 258 members of staff in its resolve to reposition the Polytechnic
Mrs. Chinyere Eze who is the Public Relations Officer of the institution released a statement to newsmen affirming its determination to ensure the institution indeed achieves its motto of “Towards Excellence in Technology”.
The released statement reads;
“In our determined drive to reposition Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, for greater operational efficiency, 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 members of 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 the necessary environment for academic excellence that the institution is known for.”