By Ado Hassan, Sokoto
Sokoto state chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress( NLC) has commended Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for the payment of workers May salary to enable them celebrate the Eid- Fitr festivity.
Comrade Aminu Umar, chairman of the union in a statement on Wednesday said given the challenges of the novel Covid-19 pandemic being experienced, the decision to pay workers would surely assist them in no small way to put miles in the faces of heir families and lved ones during he festivity.
Comrade Umar described Tambuwal as a man of he people and leader with human face especially at this critical moment and trying times amidst the pandemic.
He noted that the positive step taken by Tambuwal at a time when some states were battling to pay salaries, has stood him out.
” It is highly commendable that Sokoto state remain steadfast under the leadership of our indefatigable governor who ensures prompt payment of salaries as at when due.”
While thanking the governor for being in tune with civil servants in the state as well making them happy, Comrade Umar assured of their readiness and commitment to the success of government policies and programmes as well pledged workers resilience to be productive .
Accordingly, he further called on civil servants in the state to during the festivity , pray fervently for Sokoto state and the country as a whole to overcome the novel Covid-19 pandemic .