Governor Umahi sacks the management of Ebonyi college of education

Governor Umahi sacks the management of Ebonyi college of education

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State ordered the dismissal of the administration of the Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo, on Wednesday, February 9, less than two weeks after the institution’s Rector and Bursar were suspended for engaging in illicit recruiting practices.

Following the presentation of the findings of the panel entrusted with probing the recruiting scam, the governor made the statement during the state’s weekly Executive Meeting in Abakaliki, where he was joined by other state officials.

According to a statement attributed to the governor, the state executive authorized the dismissal of the whole administration of the Ikwo College of Education, which would take effect on February 9, 2022, effective immediately. As soon as possible, the management team will pass over control to the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Education.

The statement partly reads;

“A committee made up of the Deputy Governor, Dr Kelechi Igwe, SSA on Religious and Welfare Matters, Rev. Fr. Abraham Nwali, and the Commissioner for Education, Dr Zyl Nwangele, is to recommend to the Executive, persons that may be appointed to manage the college for a period of 30 days.

“Advertisement shall be made for those that will run the management of the college within this period

“All casual workers are hereby laid off. All employments created from 2019 are cancelled’’


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