258 Abia state polytechnic workers sacked after verification of certificates
The Abia state polytechnic has announced that 258 staffs of the institution will no longer work at the school again.
In a statement released to the general public, the public relation officer, Mrs. Chinyere Eze said the institution had reviewed the report of the verification of staff and their certificates, as approved by the state executive council in April 2019.
258 Abia state polytechnic workers sacked
The statement said the reform is to position the institution to achieve its motto of “towards excellence in technology”, aswell as to create necessary environment for academic excellence.
The statement reads in part below
“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 staff are receiving full severance payment in line with their condition of service with the school.
400 Nigerians registered for evacuation in South Africa amid xenophobia
At least 400 Nigerians have registered for evacuation from South Africa amidst fresh attack on foreigners.
Armed South Africans were seen chatting different types of war songs today in Johannesburg.
They were heard singing Foreigners must go back to where they came from.
Air peace had showed interest to fly stranded Nigerians back home.
According to the letter, Air peace said they cannot fold their hands and watch fellow Nigerians be killed by South Africans.
The airline asked the federal government to inform Nigerian embassy and South African government to transport stranded Nigerians to the airport to allow air peace evacuate them to Nigeria.
The letter signed by the airline chief operating officer, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide states that the airline is ready to deploy B77 aircraft immediately to fly Nigerians back home.