Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sent a warm message of felicitation and solidarity with workers in Abia State on the occasion of the 2020 Workers’ Day Celebration.
The Governor who described workers as the engine room of the State renewed the commitment of his administration to the welfare of our workers even in the face of present challenges.
Governor Ikpeazu enjoins Abia workers to continue to give their best to the service of our State, assuring that the present tempo of giving priority attention to the payment of salaries and pensions on a monthly basis will be sustained.
He however reminded workers that in the face of the challenges posed by the global pandemic of the COVID-19, it has become inevitable that the coming months will not be easy but promised to keep the workforce fully apprised of the situation as they unfold, in line with the policy of his administration on transparency and openness.
He challenged the workers to use the low keyed celebrations this year on account of the COVID-19 pandemic to reflect on the present challenges facing our people and evolve new mothods and strategies to work under the emerging world order.
Still on the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor thanked Abia workers especially those in the medical and other allied services for their sacrifices to our State and assured that their labors will not be in vain. He challenged the workforce to be in the Vanguard of the fight against the pandemic through vigorous public enlightenment and personal examples.
“As government begins to consider a reassememt of the lockdown in the State”, the Governor continued, “our workforce must lead from the front in their conduct at the workplace by fully complying with all directives from the State Government.
Governor Ikpeazu on behalf of the people and government of Abia State wishes all Abia workers a happy Workers’ Day Celebration.