CIVIL Servants in the Office of the Head of Service, HOS, Anambra State have been enjoined to follow the footsteps of their predecessors in order to attain greater heights.
Harry Udu, the HOS Anambra State, gave the charge on December 6, at the Chief Jerome Udoji Secretariat Complex, Awka during sent-forth ceremony organised by the staff for their retired colleagues and those on transfer.
Udu, who was represented by Chibueze Okoli, the permanent secretary, Public Service, Manpower Development and Welfare Service, Office of the Head of Service, commended the organisers of the event.
He thanked God Almighty for keeping the retirees alive to see the end of their service as they retired in good health.
Udu, then, commended the retirees for their efforts and contributions while in service.
He advised them to create positive impact with the wealth of knowledge they garnered from service in any new endeavour.
In a remark, Prince Nwude, the chairman, Staff Member Association of the Office of the Head of Service, thanked everyone who graced the occasion, most especially Udu, the Head of Service and Grand Patron of the Association, for his support.
Nwude, then, prayed for God’s protection on the retirees and other civil servants for peaceful entry into 2018.
In a vote of thanks, P.T. Mbah, one of the retirees, on behalf of his colleagues expressed happiness at the warm sent-forth celebration organised for them.
“Be diligent in their duties and always seek the face of God in all they do in life,’’ Mbah prayed for those still in service.
He wished them long life and prosperity.
The retirees were presented with gift items by Udu.
– Dec 8, 2017 @ 17:03 GMT |