Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has been given a14-day ultimatum by Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Technical and Recreational Services, AUPCTRE, to settle debts of its workers in parastatals and agencies totaling N2.750 billion (two billion, seven hundred and fifty million naira) owed them, and recall workers of Anambra State Environmental Protection Agency, ANSEPA, whose appointments were illegally and unjustly terminated, and ensure payment of their arrears from January 2012 to July 2015.
These were contained in a communiqué issued by the Union after a marathon meeting with the agencies and parastatals held at its office in Awka, yesterday. The communiqué was signed by Sure Okafor, State Chairman, AUPCTRE, Emma Anyadufu, State Secretary; Maneke Sixtus, Water Corporation; Simeon Nwafor, Coordinating Secretary; Peter Okafor, ANSEPA Coordinating Chairman among others.
The labour Union alleged that the state government owed ANSEPA staff N300million, Water Corporation, N2.3billion between January2012 to July 2015, and Marketing Board, N150million between 2002 and July 2015.
AUPCTRE further demanded the absorption of VSA workers by the state government to the core ministry and the promotion/advancement of the workers since 20 years.
They recalled all the efforts made to see the governor with a view to resolving the issues vide letters, dated 27/05/2015 and 30/03/2015 respectively, which failed.

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