By NWOGHA ANDY, Abakaliki
The Acting Head of Service of Ebonyi State, Comrade (Mrs) Jennifer Adibe-Nwafor has thanked His Excellency, Engr Chief David Nweze Umahi, for giving her the opportunity to serve in his purposeful administration characterized by monumental achievements in both infrastructure and manpower development.
The acting Head of service, stated this yesterday in her office in an occasion making the official take over and resumption of duty.
Comrade Adibe, who is also the Special Assistant to His Excellency, Engr Chief David Nweze Umahi on Inter-Party and labour matters, called on workers in the state to appreciate the efforts the government is making to ensure steady payment of salaries and other allowances despite the harsh economic realities across the country.
She called on workers to cooperate with her in this task of building a formidable civil service and promised to continue to laise with government in area of workers welfare.
She hinted that her office would choose a date to pray for God continous directive to the governor,Engr David Nweze Umahi and for the overall rapid development in the entire state
She further applauded the recent directives and approval of His Excellency, to carry out recruitment of 5, 000 workers, 3,000 in the state and 2,000 at the Local Government. out of which 70% will be teachers, saying that all these kind gestures of His Excellency, has proved his determination to uplift the status of the civil service.
Earlier, in an opening remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Chief Martins Uguru, congratulated the Acting HOS and promised on behalf of all the workers to give her maximum support to ensure that the mandate of this administration in the civil service is actualised.
Highlight of the occasion was praise and worship and also prayer session by renowned men of God and light refreshment of the workers of office of the Head of Service by the Acting HOS.