By Funmi Adekoya
Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has reiterated his commitment to ensuring better welfare for civil servants.
Governor Adeleke stated this while addressing the workers at a victory celebration organised by the Joint Labour Movement and the Office of Head of Service for the Governor after he was affirmed by the Supreme Court as the elected Governor of Osun, at the State Secretariat, Abere, Osun State.
The workers, who trooped out in large numbers, could not hide their joy dancing and jubilating over the Supreme Court judgment, welcomed the Governor at the main entrance of the Secretariat and led the Governor’s convoy to the Bola Ige House, the office of the Governor.
Addressing the workers, Governor Ademola Adeleke commended the workers for their show of love towards him, stressing that he would not relent in ensuring better welfare for civil servants both serving and retired.
He urged the civil servants to be committed and rededicate themselves to service and collaborate with his government in order to make Osun State great.
In separate remarks, the Chairman, Nigerian Civil Service Union, NSCU, Mr. Christopher Arapasopo, and Deputy President National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Comrade Iyabo Olanrewaju said the workers were happy with the verdict of the Supreme Court, describing Governor Adeleke as worker-friendly Governor.
Also speaking, the Caretaker Chairman, Osun State Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Modupeola Oyedele said the workers came out for the victory celebration to thank God for the Governor’s victory at the Supreme Court.
Comrade Oyedele advised the workers to continue to support the present administration for good development in the state.
Present at the victory celebration by workers were former Governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, government functionaries, and PDP party stalwarts led by the Chairman, Honourable Sunday Bisi
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