Cross River Governor, Bassey Otu has approved a 14-day Christmas holiday for all civil servants in the state, effective December 20, 2023.
This was announced in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Emmanuel Ogbeche, on Wednesday, December 20, 2023.
However, the statement said those on essential services were exempted from this holiday.
In the statement titled ‘Extended Holiday for Civil Servants’, Gov Otu commended the workers for their commitment and hard work.
The governor urged the workers to use the opportunity to spend quality time with their families and also be actively involved in the annual Calabar carnival.
Otu further reiterated his administration’s commitment to providing a quality and conducive environment for all citizens and residents of the state while wishing them a merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
The workers are expected back at their duty posts on January 3, 2024.