Kogi APC candidate salutes workers, promises better days

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo, has congratulated workers in the state on the occasion of Workers’ Day celebration by the labour movement around the world.

In a statement by his media office in Lokoja, the APC standard bearer assured that his administration will accord priority to the welfare of workers in the state whom he described as the engine room of every government.

He said: “I recognise the role of workers, especially civil servants as the engine room of government at all levels and I will accord utmost priority to the welfare of workers in Kogi state if elected as governor of the state.”

Ododo who promised to interface with workers in the course of his campaign commended the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress and all the affiliate unions in the state for supporting the present administration of Governor Yahaya Bello.

He solicited the support of labour unions in the state to make recommendations towards public sector reforms that will lead to improvement in productivity and enhance the reward system for workers in the state.

He assured that his public service reform agenda will create a smarter, productive and a prosperous workforce in a dignified workplace irrespective of the station and grade level of every worker in Kogi state.