Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic

Court order Rivers govt to reinstate dismissed Kenpoly staff

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National Industrial Court in Port Harcourt has ordered the Rivers State government to reinstate the two hundred and seventeen staff of Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic seven years after their sack.Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic

In his judgment today, Justice Polycarp Hamman said the State government did not follow due process while sacking the affected staff.

Recall that in the first tenure of Governor Nyesom Wike, he sacked four hundred and thirty-five staff including lecturers of the Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic that were recruited during former Governor Chibuike Amaechi’s administration.

Amannah Peace and three others dragged the Rivers State government to court for unlawfully sacking of Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic.

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