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Obi ought to be ashamed of LP’s efficiency in Abia, PDP declares

The Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abia State, Abraham Amah, has expressed deep concern over the state of affairs within the state, describing it as a disgrace.

Amah criticised the Labour Party-led authorities’s actions, notably its dealing with of public servants and infrastructure initiatives.

He mentioned the LP presidential candidate within the 2023 election, Peter Obi, ought to be ashamed of latest developments within the state.

A report by The PUNCH, a round dated August 30, 2023, and signed on August 31 by the state Head of Service, Joy Maduka, said, “Following the ongoing reorganisation in the Abia State Public Service and in line with the provision of the Abia State Public Service Rules Nos. 02801 and 02803, I write to inform you that His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Abia State has directed the disengagement of all staff employed into the Abia State Public Service from January, 2023 to date.”

However, talking with Saturday PUNCH, Amah mentioned, “I am profoundly ashamed of what is happening in Abia State. If Abia State is a miniature of the governance Peter Obi promises for Nigeria, then it spells total failure.”

Amah additionally lamented the insufficient assist for schooling, healthcare, power, and safety sectors, all of which he argued have been vital for bettering residents’ welfare.

He mentioned, “This is a authorities that got here on board and suspended all of the everlasting secretaries, suspended all people. One 12 months later, they sacked them, with none public inquiry or something, with out giving something to the general public.

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“So, what’s the foundation? Why do you suppose that tomorrow, these 15,000 employees who misplaced their jobs will need to vote for the Labour Party? Even Peter Obi ought to be ashamed of what’s taking place in Abia State.

“It’s very embarrassing; I am very ashamed of what is happening in Abia State, because if Abia State is a sample of the kind of government people expect Peter Obi to bring in Nigeria, then they are a total failure.”

Amah additional said, “So what is nice in regards to the authorities? This is a authorities that has already sacked about 15,000 employees, beneath the guise that they didn’t benefit their jobs.

“They have done nothing to create jobs; they do nothing to support and improve businesses and the standard of living of the people, to improve the education sector, health sector, energy, security, and care for the vulnerable.”

Reacting to the matter, the Chairman of the Labour Party in Abia State, Ceekay Igara, mentioned it was pointless to reply to the declare that Peter Obi was ashamed of the Labour Party’s efficiency within the state.

He mentioned, “There’s nothing to react to right here. It’s solely a ripe mango tree that draws stones. We can’t reply to this sort of concern as a result of he’s not a member of the household.

“So, I don’t know when Peter Obi told him that. Responding to this kind of issue is quite unnecessary.”

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