- 2,248 workers in Akwa Ibom state have been promoted by Governor Udom Emmanuel
- Those affected by the promotion are officers from grade level 7 and above who participated in the 2019 promotion exercise
- The state Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien, broke the news recently
Workers in Akwa Ibom state are thrilled by the announcement that Governor Udom Emmanuel has approved the release of the 2019 promotion of 2,248 workers in the state.
The state Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien, broke the news during the official opening ceremony of a 5-Day capacity building retreat for officers on grade levels 13 to 17 in Uyo, the state capital on Tuesday, October 6.
“In his avowed commitment to the development of workers and growth of the civil service, Governor Udom Emmanuel has approved the release of the 2019 promotion to 2, 248 workers in the state government employ.”
Legit.ng gathered that those affected by the promotion are officers from grade level seven and above who participated in the 2019 promotion exercise.
Essien described the promotion as very timely and beneficial, saying that additional earnings would augment the increasing family expenditure of the affected workers and charged the workers not to relent in their dedication and support to the present government to reciprocate the governor’s sincere concern for them.
Meanwhile, the Akwa Ibom government has indicated its readiness to collaborate with the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the areas of aviation, tourism, agriculture and industrial estate for the development of the state.
This was highlighted when Governor Emmanuel had discussions with the High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Nigeria, Mr Wendell Vincent Carlton De Landro, at Government House, Uyo.
Governor Emmanuel who expressed appreciation for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s interest in the state’s budding aviation industry and other areas of economic venture, pointed out that his administration has repositioned the state for such collaboration.
Legit.ng recently reported that Governor Emmanuel unveiled several landmark projects to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the state's creation.
The governor flagged off a long list of activities to mark the special event with a Thanksgiving Service at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Uyo on Sunday, September 20.
On Wednesday, September 23, he presented a statewide broadcast, reflecting on the progress made in 33 years, urging citizens to sustain the peace and unity to foster unceasing growth in the state.
The governor also launched the state's official symbols comprising a flag, coat of arms, anthem and a creed.
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