The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha has declared 18 days Christmas holidays for Imo workers to enable them have a wonderful celebration of the yuletide with their loved ones.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, said the state’s workers will embark on the holidays on Friday, December 22, 2017 and resume work on Monday, January 8, 2018.
The statement however said that workers on essential duties were exempted from the holidays.
Governor Okorocha also said that government gives workers in the state workforce reasonable time every Christmas to enable them celebrate with their loved ones.
According to him, “Government has paid salary to workers in the state up to December to enable them also enjoy the Christmas. This is to wish them a blissful yuletide.”