Abuja - Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,
has reassured civil servants of government's commitment to their welfare.
Wike gave the assurance during the State Civil Service
2016 New Year Thanksgiving and Dedication Service organized held at the State
Secretariat premises in Port Harcourt.
The governor, who was represented at the occasion by his
Deputy, Ipalibo Harry Banigo, said his administration recognised Civil Service
as the engine room of government and promised to inject positive changes that
would sanitise the system in line with the policy direction of the New Rivers
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She noted his administration would continue to pay
minimum wages and pensions to workers and pensioners as well as gratuities as
incentives to staff to boost performance.
Banigo stated that under the “New Rivers Vision”, Government expected workers to be
more dedicated, maintain zero tolerance to corruption, shun lateness,
absenteeism and other vices associated
with civil service.
“I want to see an excellent civil Service, where the
workers would do their work well and stay away from partisan politics as career
civil servants,” Banigo said
- CAJ News