By John Ndu
Awka, Dec. 2, 2020 (MOI) Anambra State Government has begun the distribution of bags of rice each to its workforce in the state for their Yuletide celebrations.
The distribution was flagged-off by Gov. Willie Obiano when he addressed workers at the Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka.
The Governor had also honoured some workers, who won the Nigeria Public Sector Leadership and Productivity Awards, an event held at Abuja.
Some of the awardees include the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Chief Uche Nworah and Mr Adebayo Ojeyinka, Director, Public Service Office, Office of the Head of Service (HOS).
Gov. Obiano promised to place a premium on the welfare of workers and promptly pay all entitlements due to workers, even as economic hardship persisted.
He urged the workers to shun truancy and deploy a high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duties.
The governor enjoined them to assist in improving the revenue base of the state; work harmoniously with every agency to promote the state’s work efficiency.
The State Head of Service (HOS), Barr Harry Udu said Gov. Obiano had remained a worker-friendly governor through prompt payment of salaries, promotion of workers and many other welfare packages being made available to the workers.
Clerk of the House, Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr Pius Udo commended the governor for his unprecedented governance and display of transparency.
Mr Udo promised the governor that Anambra workers would remain loyal to his administration. (MOI)