June 15, 2024

May Day: Your welfare tops govt agenda – Wike tells workers

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to prioritizing workers’ welfare, declaring that “the well-being of Nigerian workers is at the top of his agenda.”

Wike made this statement on Wednesday in Abuja during the 2024 May Day celebration.

Represented by the Head of Service of the FCT, Atang Udo Samuel, the Minister stressed that the current administration recognizes the invaluable contributions of workers to the nation’s development and is dedicated to protecting their rights and interests.

“Workers are the backbone of our economy and it is our responsibility to provide them with the necessary support and resources to excel.

“We are committed to creating a conducive work environment, improving working conditions, and enhancing the overall quality of life for all FCT workers,” Wike stated.

In line with this commitment, the Minister explained that the government has established the FCT Civil Service Commission to promote transparency, accountability, and career progression for FCT administration workers.

According to Wike, “The commission will play a crucial role in ensuring that workers’ rights are respected and their hard work, rewarded with opportunities for growth and development.”

He noted that the establishment of the FCT Civil Service Commission marks a significant milestone in the government’s efforts to reform the civil service and promote workers’ rights.

Wike said with this development, workers in the FCT can expect improved working conditions, enhanced career prospects, and a more supportive work environment.

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