The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel has announced the automation of Akwa Ibom State Civil Service and Asset Management System for transparency and efficiency of its operations.
Governor Emmanuel made this known, while declaring open a one-day Training Workshop on the Human Resource Management System for the State Executive Council members at Ibom Icon Hotels and Golf Resort, Uyo.
The Governor said the automation of the service will reposition it for more efficiency and seamless operations, adding that challenges earlier experienced with promotions, retirements, pensions and gratuity will be a thing of the past as errors will be minimised.
The State Chief Executive further said the full automation of the service will be completed by January 31, 2022, assuring that the integration of the Human Resource Management System and Asset Management System will be safe as its operations will be backed with an efficient storage device to enhance productivity.
In his opening remarks, the Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien thanked Governor Udom Emmanuel for his policy to introduce automation of the Civil Service, which he noted will upgrade operations of service from analogue to digital.