The lingering feud between the organised labour and the Nasarawa State government is gradually winding down, following government’s latest decision to pay 2months salary to workers” in order to broker industrial harmony in the state.
Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, who made the pronouncement of paying two months salary to workers when the leaders of the state Organised labor visited his office in Lafia on thursday, said as far as he was concern there was nothing like strike ongoing in his state as government remains unhindered on its operations.
He went on assured that government will take seriously look for better ways at which all the four demands of workers before him would be met. While he directed the state head of service to with immediate effect begin the processes of conducting promotion exams for promotion of workers.
He also directed the State head of service and other authorities responsible for payment of workers salaries to swing into actions that will fast track the payment of the two months salary owe to workers, which he said must materialise before the end of this month.
On the issues of the pending local government emoluments, he said plans will soon be perfected in that regards. Meanwhile he reiterated his administration commitment towards payment of pensions and graduity, saying that concerted efforts are being made as government released over N300million recently to settle pensioners in the state.