Christmas: Obiano donates 100,000 bags of rice to Anambra workers, pensioners
The Anambra State Head of Service, Barrister Harry Udu, says he has received 100, 000 bags of rice for civil servants and pensioners in the state in preparation for this year Christmas and new year celebration.
Barr Udu who disclosed the figure to newsmen at his office in Awka, the Anambra state capital on Thursday that the rice gift was in line with the tradition of Gov Willie Obiano who fetes workers and other stakeholders in the state with bags of rice every Christmas.
He assured workers in the state and the local government service that they would get their rice gift from the governor, adding that distribution to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) had started.
The HoS said that all pensioners who retired from the state and local government services would also get their own share of the rice to enable them to celebrate Christmas and New Year with ease.
He said we have about 100, 000 bags which will be distributed to workers, pensioners as well as other stakeholders in Anambra.
“Gov. Willie Obiano has fulfilled his promise this year as he has always done. This will enable our people to celebrate Christmas and New Year with greater ease.
“The distribution to MDAs is going on simultaneously from there the civil servants will get theirs,” he said.
Udu also said that workers in the state would get their leave allowances by December 1.
He thanked Obiano on behalf of the workers and also urged the workers not to relent in doing their best to help the government succeed.