For a more efficient, productive Civil service

THE  Accountant General of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Uwem Andrew- Essien, recently disclosed that the state government had paid pension and gratuity arrears spanning 10 years for the state’s civil servants. According to him, the arrears have been cleared till 2015, thus leaving outstanding payment to be that of civil servants who retired in 2016 alone. The payment he explained is being done in batches  because of the huge sums  involved.