The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha on Monday announced his administration’s plans to recruit 3,000 computer literate graduates to stimulate the workforce.
The governor made this announcement while speaking with newsmen in Owerri, as he added that the need for new workers became necessary as the state’s workforce has become obsolete with a majority of them not computer literate and refuse to show determination to improve.
He explained that the new workers would be retrained by experts in and posted across ministries to enhance performance and capacities of the civil service.
According to him, his administration is no longer comfortable with workers who cannot carry out their daily tasks on the computer when every government business in being computerized.
Okorocha said the government would confirm the appointments of the teachers recruited under the Youths Must Work Programme two years ago.
“All the teachers recruited under the Youths Must Work Programme will be confirmed, while fresh 3,000 computer literate graduates will be recruited to beef up the capacity of the civil service. We are also going to begin the payment of pensioners soon,” he said.