Group honours retired and serving Heads of Service, Permanent Secretaries in Imo
FOR their excellent performance and exhibition of unblemished track records, a group of civil servants in the Imo State employ, under the aegis: Welfare Association of Pool Staff, at the weekend honoured some retired and serving Heads of Service, Permanent Secretaries in an event held at the Imo State Secretariat, along Port Harcourt Road, Owerri.
Honorees included the Imo State Head of Service (HoS), Mr. Callistus Ekenze, retired (Hos), Dr. Agatha Ndugbu, Mrs. Nkechi Onumajuru, retired Permanent Secretaries: Messrs. Collins Okonkwo, Cyril Anyanwu, Apostle Benglad Okonkwo, Stanley Mbachu, Mrs. Clotilda C. Obinna, Ambrose Odukwu and Bismark E. Eziohuru, Obi Chioma (retired Director) and serving Permanent Secretaries, Mrs. Lilian Asuzu and Dr. Camilus C. Iwuagwu, were given plaques of honour for their distinguished careers in the state service.
Ekenze disclosed that the Imo State government was ready to recognize any member of staff with outstanding performance, adding that the Ministry of Planning had showed good example in the planning and budgetary matters in the state.
He urged civil servants to always interprete circulars and memos as corresponded, and strive for perfection.
Assignments, he noted, should be discharged with vigour without much supervision.
In their speeches, the Chairmen of the association, Mr. John Njoku, and the Permanent Secretary of the State Civil Service Commission, Mr. Austin Iheka, said they were delighted by the choice of the awardees, thanking them for their performances.