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.