CTC Assures On Workers’ Salaries Payment


The new Caretaker Committee Chairman of Port Harcourt City Local Government Council, Hon Charles Chioma Orlu, has said that his administration would settle all outstanding salaries and allowances owed workers in the council.
Orlu, who gave the assurance during the swearing-in of members of the caretaker committee however warned against the collection of revenues meant for the state government.
He said that any of them caught doing that will not only be dismissed but will be prosecuted.
Orlu also stated that his administration would work with relevant security agencies to check the rising tide of criminalities in the city, adding that kidnapping, armed robbery and pick pocketing would be nipped in the bud.
While warning criminals to keep off the city in their own interest, the council boss said that hotspots such as the Port Harcourt Fly Over, Mile 1 Market and Mile III Market are properly secured to ensure people go about their businesses without fear of harassment by criminal elements.
He pledged to sustain the current demolition of illegal structures around the Port Harcourt Fly Overs and Railway lines started by the immediate past administration while monthly sanitation exercises will be given more attention in the city.
He commended Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike for giving him the opportunity to serve the people of Port Harcourt City and announced the dissolution of all standing committees of the council.
Also speaking, a member of the caretaker committee Eze ??? pledged the members commitment towards the success of the  administration.
High point of the event was the assignment of portfolios to the members of the committee