.. To pay leave allowances early December
GOVERNOR of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has approved the distribution of rice to women groups in the 189 communities of the state and the state civil servants in readiness for the Christmas celebrations.
Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Solo Chukwuelobelu, while confirming the development, said that the distribution had already commenced to designated groups as well as approved motherless and remand homes across the state.
The governor has also approved the payment of 2020 Leave Allowance to civil servants in the State latest by the second week of December, even as the staff and pensioners of ministries, departments, and agencies of government are expected to receive bags of rice in readiness for the Christmas celebrations.
The distribution of rice and infusion of funds in the system is ameliorate the hardship occasioned by the onset of recession in Nigeria with its attendant negative impacts on the wellbeing of families.