Governor Sule Recognizes Organized Labour’s Role in Good Governance


The organized labour plays critical role in delivering good governance to the citizenry.

It is in recognition of this that Governor Abdullahi Sule has accorded the needed attention to the organized labour in the state for industrial harmony and effective service delivery.

Labour Correspondent Yakubu Kana examines the relationship between the State Government and the Organised labour as Governor Sule clocks one year of his second term in office.

The focus of government at all levels is to establish and maintain cordial relationship with its workforce, often regarded as its engine room in terms of implementation of policies and programmes.

This has been the case of Governor Abdullahi Sule who since assumption of office, his administration has been working in liaison with the labour unions to improve workers’ working conditions for improved productivity in the State.

It is  against  this backdrop  that NBS News sought to know the journey so far as Governor Abdullahi Sule clocks one year of his second term in office.

The Nasarawa State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Ismaila Ayuba Okoh who spoke through the State Secretary of the Congress, Ahmed Muhammad Na’ibi and the State Chairman of Trade Union Congress , Comrade Muhammad Umar Doma, shared their views on the state government – labour relations in the last one year of Governor Abdulahi Sule in office.

Other labour leaders who spoke on the successes recorded in the year under review include Chairman of the Public Service Negotiation Council, Shawulu  Tammah and the state President of Traders and Marketers Association, Alhaji Musa Turaki Gamji.

They however used the medium to appeal to the State Government to do more in addressing the challenges confronting workers to enhance productivity.

“To whom much is given,”  they say, “much is expected,”

Therefore, the union leaders called on civil servants in the state to  be more dedicated to their duty, as this, they said is the only way to encourage government to give more attention to their welfare.

As neither the Government nor the organized labour can live without the other, it is expected that the two parties will sustain cordial relations for the overall development of the State.

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