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Otu approves 14-day Christmas holiday for civil servants

Gov. Bassey Otu of Cross River has approved a 14-day Christmas holiday for all civil servants in the state effective from December 20.

This is contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Emmanuel Ogbeche, and made available to newsmen in Calabar on Wednesday.

The statement, however, said that those on essential services were exempted from the holiday.

In the statement titled “Extended Holiday for Civil Servants”, Otu commended the workers for their commitment and hard work.

The governor enjoined the workers to use the opportunity to spend quality time with their families and also be actively involved in the annual Calabar carnival.

He reiterated the commitment of his administration to provide a quality and conducive environment for all citizens and residents of the state while wishing them a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.