Akwa-Ibom State Authorities has assured civil servants of its readiness to pay the April wage following the COVID-19 lockdown within the state.
The Head of Civil Service, Effiong Essien, disclosed this on Monday in Uyo, the state capital.
In keeping with him, Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration is conscious of the welfare of the employees within the state.
“Governor Udom Emmanuel is anxious with the plight of staff throughout this stay-at-home order and had paid salaries early sufficient within the month of March in order that staff won’t be stranded in the course of the lockdown.
“As I communicate, an association has been made to make sure that April wage may also come on time,” he mentioned whereas monitoring the distribution of foodstuff.
Essien additionally assured the individuals of the federal government’s dedication to offering palliatives by way of meals objects to cushion the impact of the lockdown.
The meals objects comprising rice, beans, garri, flour have been distributed to susceptible individuals within the villages throughout the state.
The Head of Service famous that the reduction supplies will go a protracted method to ameliorate the struggling of the individuals in the course of the interval.
“His Excellency out of his deep concern and love for the people of Akwa Ibom State has arranged these food items to be distributed to every community and villages in the state so that it can reach mostly the poorest of the poor who are really affected by the lockdown, they are to be touched by this great benevolence,” he mentioned.