The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha , has
announced automatic promotion for all workers in the state
The promotion only excluded those who were newly
Okorocha also said he could also approve sleeping
allowance for the state workers.
The governor made the announcement during his address at
the 2018 Workers’ Day celebration, which held on Tuesday at
Heroes Square in Owerri.
The governor said, “I have therefore approved an automatic
promotion for all workers of Imo State.
“This automatic promotion means that if you are in Grade
Level Eight, you are now in Grade Level Nine.
“This is because since I became governor seven years ago,
you have not been promoted.
“Without you, the activities of government would be crippled.
You are the engine room behind all our successes.
“I thank you for your patience. You are so dear to me. I can
even approve sleeping allowance for you.”
He added that his administration would abide by whatever
decision was reached between the Federal Government and
the Nigerian Labour Congress concerning the new minimum
wage for Nigerian workers.