Rochas Okorocha Proposes 3 Work-Days Per Week In Imo As He Sets To Cut Down Pay

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at 09:54 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he is considering reducing the number of work days in the state from five to three, to enable the government cut salaries.
Okorocha said this while briefing journalists on the state of affairs in Imo at his residence in Owerri on Friday.

He said the reduction of work days would enable workers to attend to other activities that would generate money to supplement their monthly salaries to take care of their families.

“I encourage Imo workers to find additional things to do to support their families because of the economic situation we are facing in Nigeria.

“We are considering to reduce the working days from five to three in Imo, so that workers will use the rest of the days to work and support their families,” he said.

Okorocha, who was not specific on when it may commence, added that Imo government was equally planning to review workers’ salaries downward.

He said that in spite of the current payment of 70 percent of salaries to workers, the state still paid the highest salary scale among South-Eastern states of Abia, Anabmbra, Ebonyi and Enugu.

“Directors in these other South-Eastern states receive something a little above N90, 000 while in Imo they receive more than N100, 000.

“We intend to clear salary arrears up to July by next week. After that, we will consider downward review of salary to workers to be at par with other states of South-East,” he said.

On the just-concluded rerun election, Okorocha commended Imo people for electing the candidates of APC in Imo North Senatorial District, Isiala Mbano and Oru East State Constituencies.

He said with the victory, APC had shown that it was strong in the South-East and should be given its due right.

“With these victories, it shows that APC candidates won most of the national and state assembly seats during the 2015 general elections.

“I call on the leadership of the National Assembly (Senate), to correct the abnormality in its leadership which resulted in an opposition member occupying the Deputy Senate President seat,’’ he said.

On his urban renewal programme, Mr. Okorocha said the relocation of Ekeukwu-Owerri market, Orji and Nekede Mechanic villages to Avu was irreversible.

“From Monday, Aug. 1, a taskforce to enforce the relocation order for the mechanics will commence work, and I am advising vehicle owners not to take their vehicles to any of these places from Monday,” he said.

dynasty4all at 10:05 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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OKOROHAUSA
YOU HAVE HAUSA SENSE, IMAGINE
PEOPLE ARE NOT ABLE TO PAY THEIR BILLS WITH 5 DAYS WORK, NOW U WANT TO REDUCE IT TO 3 DAYS,
TYPICAL HAUSA MAN
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dynasty4all at 10:06 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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SHAME 2 APC GOVT, GOVT OF DOOM
CHANGE MY FOOT
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OLUCHI5 at 10:20 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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wicked ma.
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Blessed75 at 10:26 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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APC supporters Suffering and Smiling  
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kp45 at 10:32 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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I keep saying that this present day government is a failure and they are rubbing the poor/masses and enriching themselves.
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uplogsa at 10:42 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Sai chanji
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nonsovin at 10:47 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked
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elchymo at 11:22 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Cockroach Okoroawusa  Grin Grin Grin
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EDDYPRINCE at 11:37 AM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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THIS OKOROCHA IS BRAINLESS.,,,
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morgan1 at 12:17 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Na wa oo,,,,which kind life be dis???
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Mykie010 at 12:31 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Shame to u
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kison at 12:36 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Y'ALL BETTER be careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL...
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kabukabu at 12:38 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Is it not better for everyone to leave the job and go back home? If people did not die of hunger despite the unpaid salaries all this while, it means that leaving the job will not impact much. Naijapals, what do you think?
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DrSoba at 12:41 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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He would have as well tell everyone to stay at home and look for something else to do. Nonsense.
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fernande13 at 03:14 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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This present baseless clueless government is indirectly forcing people into kidnapping and robbery.
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Amibomatc at 04:42 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Can we grow the economy this way? Wicked regime.
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eoadex2003 at 05:55 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Strange world, wicked world.
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CHRISETTE at 06:15 PM, 30/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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See this man oo
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winace at 02:54 AM, 31/07/2016 (2 years ago)
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Am happy dis kind of strange thing is happening in dis holier than thou APC pple in govt. U will hardly read such from other parties gov.
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