The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Aniekan Bassey has called on civil servants in the state to be patriotic and professional in their service to the state
He has also admonished them to take their work seriously as well as get trained and be retrained to learn ne w work skills which will enhance their productivity.
The speaker made the call while playing host to the newly promoted aviation security officers attached to Ibom Airport Development Limited, who called on him at Assembly Complex, Ududoma Avenue, Uyo.
Rt. Hon. Bassey maintained that for the state to make appreciable progress under the Udom Emmanuel-led administration, civil servants must take their work serious, get themselves trained and retrained to learn new work skills that will enhance their productivity.
He also called on the workers to display high level of patriotism by loving Akwa Ibom State being the only state they can call their own.
While congratulating the newly promoted Aviation officers, the Assembly helmsman urged them to contribute their utmost to the development of the state-owned aviation company noting that the Udom Emmanuel led administration has made giant strides in the aviation sector by making Akwa Ibom the first state to float an airline.
Earlier in his Speech, the leader of the delegation, SASS Edet Uduak, thanked the Speaker for playing host to them and for finding time to decorate the newly promoted Aviation Officers with their new ranks.
While congratulating the Speaker for being elected to the position of Speaker, he pledged the resolve of the group to continuously love and support the Speaker to succeed in his new calling. He prayed God Almighty to bless, protect and sustain the Speaker to lead the 7th Assembly to an enviable height.
Highpoint of the event was the presentation of Mboho Ntido Uruan, uniform to the Speaker. The Speaker also took time to decorate the seven officers with their new ranks.