We’re committed to alleviating suffering of our people-Bauchi government 

The Bauchi state deputy governor, Mohammed Auwal Jatau, Tuesday  said the administration of Governor Bala Mohammed is steadfast in its commitment to alleviating the plight and suffering of its people.

Speaking while receiving the state NLC chairman and his team at the Government House, Bauchi, on a peaceful nationwide protest, Jatau noted that the present administration in Bauchi shares the concerns expressed by the organised labour at this difficult period of hardship.

The deputy governor pointed out that Governor Bala- led administration recognises the immense responsibility entrusted to him by the people of Bauchi, hence to be committed to improving the lives of every citizen in the state. 

“I am here on behalf of my principal, His Excellency, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, the Executive Governor of Bauchi state to receive you on your nationwide protest. Your peaceful protest resonates with the concerns of every Nigerian facing the hardships and challenges that have burdened our people. Your voices raise awareness of the struggles, the pain, and the need for immediate action.

“I extend our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to each and every one of you for your peaceful approach in expressing your grievances. Your discipline and respect for the rule of law demonstrate a commendable commitment to democracy and civic duty. It is through dialogue that we find solace, understanding, and solutions to the obstacles that lie before us.”

He said Governor Bala’s government is determined to fostering an environment of inclusiveness and collaboration where all stakeholders, including organised labour are given a platform to contribute their quota, opinions, suggestions, and expertise and implored the organised labor, to continue engaging constructively with the government as their inputs are vital in shaping policies that will better the lives of people.

The deputy governor recalled that immediately after the removal of fuel subsidy, the state government distributed bags of rice to the people of the state to cushion the effect and assured that the government would work assiduously to address the economic challenges faced by the citizens.