Governor Udom Emmanuel has announced the automation of Akwa Ibom State Civil Service and Asset Management System (AMS) for transparency and efficiency of its operations.
Governor Emmanuel who made this known while declaring open a one-day Training Workshop on the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) for the State Executive Council members at Ibom Icon Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo, said the automation of the service will reposition it for more efficiency and seamless operations, adding that challenges earlier experienced with promotions, retirements, pensions and gratuity will be a thing of the past as errors will be minimized.
According to him, the full automation of the service will be completed by January 31, this year, assuring that the integration of the Human Resource Management System and Asset Management System will be secured as its operations will be backed with an efficient storage device to enhance productivity.
Earlier in his opening remarks, the Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien thanked Governor Udom Emmanuel for his support to introduce automation of the Civil Service, which he noted will upgrade operations of service from analogue to digital.
Elder Essien said the training and re-training of key and principal operators of Human Resource Management remains cardinal objective of enhancing efficiency of Civil Service, and appealed to the Governor to build a data center to store hardware components of Human Resource Management.