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Benue State Governor “Alia” Begins The Renovation Of The Old State Secretariat Housing Civil Servants

"Alia" Begins The Renovation Of The Old State Secretariat Housing Civil Servants

Benue State Governor “Alia” Begins The Renovation Of The Old State Secretariat Housing Civil Servants.

Benue State governor, Hyacinth Alia, has commenced the total renovation and refurbishing of the 40 years old state secretariat housing civil servants, and top government functionaries.

This is part of his genuine efforts to bring about optimum productivity of the career civil and public servants housed by the gigantic facility.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the principal special assistant to the governor on print media, Mr Donald Kumun, yesterday.

When completed, the secretariat which was built by the first civilian governor of the state, the late Apollos Aper Aku, in 1982, will be part of the numerous efforts by the governor, to provide a befitting working environment for the workers in the state.

The renovation of the facility will also serve as a beacon of hope for the restoration of maintenance culture in the state which was abandoned by previous administrations.

The commissioner for Works and Housing, Mr Tiza Imojime, who took journalists round the secretariat, during on the spot check of the renovation, yesterday, said the entire work is expected to be completed within six months.

He said the governor is poised to equip the secretariat with new office chairs, tables, and other furniture that would befit a 21st Century working environment for the workers.

The project, he said, would be one of the legacies of Governor Alia’s administration, aimed at prioritising the welfare of civil servants in the state.

He explained that the last time the secretariat was renovated was in 2008, noting that more projects would be launched within the year for the benefit of Benue people.

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