Christmas: Gov Eno Promises Extra One Month Basic Salary to Akwa Ibom Civil Servants

Christmas: Gov Eno Promises Extra One Month Basic Salary to Akwa Ibom Civil Servants

Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno has promised to give an additional one-month basic salary to civil servants in the state as their Christmas package.


Governor Eno disclosed this during an enlarged State Executive Council Meeting held in the government house, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital on Wednesday.


In a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Ini Ememobong on Thursday the governor’s move was aimed at making the yuletide celebration of workers memorable.


According to the statement, “the Governor informed the EXCO that an additional one-month basic salary will be paid to civil servants in December, for their Christmas break.”

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The governor also directed the the Commissioner for Water Resources and Sanitation to ensure that water works within the Uyo metropolis and select rural areas are reactivated and made functional, in the first phase of the drive to provide water across the state.


Also, approval was given for emergency intervention at Afia Nsit Village in Eket Local Government Area, to stop the erosion and reconstruct the destroyed portion of the road.


The statement added, “The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on ICT, Dr. Frank Ekpenyong presented the software applications to be deployed in the execution of Geographic Information Systems (AKWAGIS), payment of bursary awards to undergraduates and project monitoring and evaluation.

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“He promised that the apps would help in the efficient administration of the various programmes to which they will be applied. The Governor charged the SSA to ensure that technology is used to plug all loopholes of financial leakages within the governance system.”