BY CHIBUZOR OKOYE
Governor Willie Obiano says his administration will continue to accord priority to the welfare of the State’s workers.
Governor Obiano made this known during the third Quadrennial Delegate Conference of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, Anambra state chapter held in Awka.
Declaring the conference opened, Governor Obiano represented by the state Head of Service Barrister Harry Udu appreciated civil servants in the state for their unalloyed support to his administration especially, during the last year’s governorship election that granted him landslide victory.
Governor Obiano further reassured the workers that he will fulfill all the promises he made to them as their welfare remains paramount to his administration and called on them to always discharge their duties effectively and efficiently for the overall development of the state.
The National President of the Association Comrade Bobboi Kaigama represented by the Vice President, South East Region of the Association Comrade Kennis Ngene applauded Governor Obiano for his Sterling performance in the state especially the prompt payment of workers’ salaries, efficient security network, infrastructural development among others, and appealed to the governor to also look at the issue of housing confronting the state work force.
The state chairman of the Association Comrade Ifeanyi Okechukwu in his address said that the conference affords the members an opportunity to interact and resolve issues that bind them together in order to move the Union forward, even as he praised Governor Obiano for being the only Governor that has paid civil servants gratuity up to date as well as the current recruitment of over one thousand teachers in the state.
New state officers would be elected during the conference.