Civil servants in the state have expressed worries over the manner in which pension issues are handled in the state and said if the trend is allowed to go on, it will make retirement Fearful.
This is according to the Eight point communique issued at the end of the 11th Quadrennial state delegate conference held in Port Harcourt.
The Secretary coordinating Rivers state Dan UTAKPO who read the communique thanked Rivers state government for paying salaries when due but also appealed to the Rivers state Governor to initiate an executive bill that would become a law for the payment of 13th month salary to all categories of civil servants.
The Union in an eight point Communique issued at the end of the 11th Quadrennial delegate conference applauded the Rivers state government for prompt payment of salaries as at when due.
The Secretary coordinating Rivers state Dan Utakpo in the communique expressed sadness over the decline in the provision of appropriate and adequate training needs in the civil service by govergment at all levels, Conference in session therefore calls on government to urgently adopt a training package for all categories of civil servants that will be comprehensive, cost effective and proactive.
For his part part, the newly elected Chairman of the Union, Chukwuka Osumah thanked members of the union for the peaceful conduct of the elections.
He promised to work with of service Rufus Godwin to ensure that issues relating to promotions are tackled before the end of December 2020