• Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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May Day: Ajimobi pledges more buses as Aregbesola tasks workers


Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Wednesday pledged to provide low-cost houses and more buses for workers in the state.

Ajimobi, who made the pledge at the Workers Day celebration in Ibadan, said the provision of more houses and buses would ease the challenges facing workers.

“It takes a lot of courage for government to attend the workers day celebration knowing fully that they were not compensated adequately for their works.

“We can stand here today because we have implemented some worker-friendly policies which we will continue to do with their support”, he said.

The governor said that his administration would not relent in the implementation of policies that would benefit workers in the state.

Ajimobi, however, appealed to workers to support the government in the transformation, repositioning and upliftment of the state.

Meanwhile, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has urged workers to improve on their productivity in order to make the Workers’ Day a meaningful one.

Aregbesola gave the charge while addressing members of the Trade Union Congress and the Nigeria Labour Congress at the Workers’ Day celebration.

“Workers are stakeholders and joint owners of any enterprise.

“Without workers, there can be no government and therefore it is inconceivable that any government can succeed without them,” he said.

The governor described the workforce as an indispensable tool for the execution of government’s policies and programmes.