Udom Suspends Officer over Illegal Recruitment, Nullifies Recruitment

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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has suspended the Chairman, Akwa Ibom State Local Government Service Commission, Dr. Valentine Attah, from office.

A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, indicates that the suspended Chairman of the Commission was involved in an unauthorized recruitment of persons into the Unified Local Government Service.

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The Release also voids the recruitment of those appointed by the suspended Chairman of the Commission.

Attah’s suspension “takes immediate effect, pending the outcome of the State audit on the recruitment exercise.