Akwa Ibom Governor, Umo Eno Releases N2.7 billion for Payment of Gratuities, Leave Grant


Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, has approved the release of an additional 2.7 billion naira for the payment of gratuities to retired workers and leave grants for primary school teachers.

The gesture is in keeping with his campaign promise to regularly pay down gratuities and other entitlements to workers in the state.

The governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ekerette Udo said the sum of N725 million is for the 2023 Leave Grant for Primary School Teachers, N500 million for the payment of Gratuity for Primary School Teachers, N500 million for the National Union of Local Government Employees, and N975 million for the payment of Gratuity for retired State Civil Servants.

With the release of these funds today, Governor Umo Eno, since coming to office nine months ago, has paid a total of 14.7 billion naira in gratuities and leave grants for retired workers in the state.

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