By JANE UKONU
Governor Hope Uzodinma, of Imo State has assured workers that they will receive their monthly salaries as at when due.
He spoke when he alongside the State Deputy Governor, Prof Placid Njoku, visited the state secretariat, Port Harcourt road, Owerri
They were taken round the premises of the Secretariat by the Head of Service, Dr. Camilus Chibuzor Iwuagwu.
Uzodinma said without the civil service which is the engine room of the state, much will not be achieved.
He promised that henceforth, workers salary and arrears of pension will be paid promptly.
He further promised to promote deserving civil servants to higher levels and ensure they own their own houses before retirement as that, according to him, is one of the priorities of the new government.
Meanwhile, he has urged them to continue to be supportive of the new administration. Responding, the Head of Service, Camilus Nwagwu expressed delight at the governor’s promises which he said was evident in the January salary that has already been paid