Imo: Two New Commissioners Sworn-in As DG Hope New Media Center Sends Accolades

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From Princely Onyenwe

Following the latest swearing in of two new commissioners by the governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma, the director general of Hope New Media Center has opened up the massive upgrade and solid rehabilitations done on the civil service sector.

The improvements on Imo state civil service sector is one among the signature projects of governor Uzodinma as reported by 9News Nigeria.

Uzodinma therefore reshuffled his cabinet and has sworn in two new commissioners to the State’s Executive Council at the time of this report by our Government House Correspodent.

The Governor enjoined the newly sworn-in to employ their experiences and expertise in the delivery of quality service to Imo people.

In delivering a vote of thanks onbehalf of the Commissioners, Professor Johncliff commended the Governor for finding them worthy to be part of the government.

He promised the Governor of their commitment to the administration and the people of Imo State.

The newly appointed Commissioners are:

Professor Johncliff Chike Nwadike – Commissioner for Education

Dr. Martins Ekeh – Commissioner for Mines and Solid Minerals

In a related development, governor Uzodinma stated that when the government of shared prosperity came in 2020, they met almost a dead civil service and quickly embarked on rehabilitation of the system.

At the swearing-in of two latest commissioners by Imo state Governor Hope Uzodinma

Meanwhile, the Director General DG Hope New Media Center, Dr Paul Ezeahurukwe hinted that firstly, the government established Imo State Data management centre where the government moved the state civil service data from analog to digital.

“We successfully computerized everything about the system and automated the payroll system. Till date, all verified civil servants receives their salary as at when due.

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“The government also went ahead to train the civil servants in ICT to enable them adapt to the new order of ICT in the State.

“2ndly, we realized that the civil servants spend almost all their salary on transportation, the State government provided them with free shuttle buses to ease their transportation issues. We also gave breakfast in addition to the free shuttle buses

“3rdly, The Perm secs were also not left out of this. The government provided them with brand new car

“4thly, after the promotional exams and evaluations by the state government, Gov. Hope Uzodimma graciously approved the promotion of 13 new Perm Secs including a physically challenged Man. This shows that His Excellency will always give you what is due for you irrespective of any challenge.

“The government also went ahead to pay 13th month salary. This was the first of it’s kind in the history of Nigeria.

“In October 2021, His Excellency graciously approved health insurance scheme for all Civil servants to ease health challenges. He also went ahead to build a state clinic for them.

Today, His Excellency Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodinma in his deliberate desire to bring back the lost glory of the civil service, graciously approved the immediate promotion of all civil servants due for promotion. It’s also important to note that last genuine promotion in the state was during Ohakim’s regime.

Having stated the above improvement in the civil service sector, Dr Ezeahurukwe with his media team has extended hearty congratulations to all civil servants as well as encourage them to help the state government achieve her plan of making Imo State the best among all.

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Princely Onyenwe A seasoned Investigative Journalist, Civil Rights Activist, and Political Analyst, Currently Editor and News reporter with 9News Nigeria

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