The Abia State Government has started executing the implementation process of total reabsorbing of the non-indigene staff that were disengaged some years back.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, during an interactive session with them at Umuahia, said that government was willingly to recall all of them in a systematic procedure, so as not to take more than it can afford to pay.

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Calling on them to co-operate, he said that the ongoing civil service biometric verification has created opportunities that close up loopholes of wastage.

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Although some of the disengaged workers expressed appreciation for the effort, they appealed to government to recover them at once because the suffering and state of unemployment was taking a toll on their families.

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Out of about 4,000 non-indigene workers of Abia State that were disengaged, only more than 2,000 have been recalled to work, while processes are on going to reinstate the others.