…. condemn sack of 400 workers in Edo State,
The Positive Minds Club (PMC) for Ekiti Teachers, a gathering of
retired teachers in Ekiti State has described the scrapping of the Edo
State College of Agriculture and sacking of its over 400 workers by
the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki as another warning signal to
workers in Ekiti State.
The retired teachers, who spoke on Tuesday, through their President,
Mr. P. O. Ojo, said sacking of workers was fast becoming the national
policy of the All Progressives Congress (APC), warning that workers in
Ekiti State must save their jobs by voting against the party on July
In August last year, Governor Godwin Obaseki announced closure of the
institution with a promise to revamping the institution.
Nine months after, over 400 staff of the College of Agriculture,
Iguoriakhi in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State were
sacked by the governor.
The PMC said sacking over 400 workers by the APC government in Edo
State was a pointer to what to expect in Ekiti should the party be
allowed to regain power in the State.
The retired teachers said it was even more worrisome that the APC
candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi played prominent role in the competency
test done by teachers in Kaduna State, leading to the sack of over
They said Fayemi’s insistence on teachers competency test when he was
governor and his demotion of hundreds of school principals and vice
principals was what no teacher will pray to experience in the