Hon. Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator (Dr.) Godswill Akpabio, CON, has applauded recipients of the Presidential Civil Service Merit Awards for their outstanding performances in their various schedules in the Ministry.
The Minister commended the recipients when they presented the awards to him in his office on Thursday 3rd October, 2019. The presentation was witnessed by the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Didi Walson-Jack, mni, and other Management Staff of the Ministry.
Akpabio charged the recipients, the Director, Community Development and Education, Mrs Lauren Braide and Deputy Director, Department of Housing Development, Oloruntola Olufemi to see the award as a call for higher service and greater responsibilities.
Speaking on behalf of the recipients Mrs. Lauren Braide, the Director Community Development and Education said that “we are humbled for this recognition. To whom much is given, more is desired we will not disappoint the Ministry, will continue to do our best”.
Mrs. Braide indicated that she came into the Civil Service through National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Merits Award and she is also a recipient of Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Recommendation award. Mrs. Braide has also received similar award when she was in the Ministry of Police Affairs, in 2012.
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Thursday 4th October, 2019