8th August, 2021
By Muhaimin Olowoporoku
Anambra State Government has threatened that civil servants who are absent from work in compliance with the IPOB sit-at-home directive on Monday would forfeit their August salary.
The Indegenous People of Biafara (IPOB) group, in protesting the detention of their leader Nnamdi Kanu declared a sit-at-home protest every Monday in the South-East beginning from August 9.
Barry Harry Uduh, the state Head of Service announced in a statement on Sunday that civil servants will lose their salaries if they comply to the IPOB directive.
The HoS directed Commissioners and permanent secretaries to monitor situations on Monday and report for compliance.
“The Government of Anambra State has directed that all workers in the State must attend to their duties on Monday 9th August 2021 as failure to do so will result in severe sanctions including loss of Salary for the month of August, the statement read.
“All Hon. Commissioners and Permanent Secretaries are to monitor and report compliance please.