Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma has threatened to fire any of his appointees who fails to live up to expectations.
Governor Uzodinma issued the threat on Tuesday at the swearing in ceremony of chairmen and inauguration of members of statutory commissions in Owerri, the state capital.
He urged the appointees not to be carried away by praises from sycophants, saying that their appointments were based strictly on merit.
The governor reiterated that his administration has zero tolerance for corruption, stressing that accountability and decorum must be seen in their conduct.
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According to him, his government has come to make a difference to enable the state regain it’s lost glory.
He further charged the appointees to endure certain inconveniences to achieve a better tomorrow for the state.
Responding on behalf of other appointees, the Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Mrs Julie Onyeukwu thanked the governor for their appointment, which she said was a call to duty. She pledged the unalloyed loyalty of the chairmen and members to the governor and the APC.
Onyeukwu also said they would work for Imo people with honesty, integrity, impartiality and objectivity.
“We have come into your ship to add value and capacity. You have made your mark in just one year, who knows what it will look like in the next four to eight years. We won’t let you down, we will work with you; we will fly with you. “