President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Sunday urged Nigerian workers to be more committed in their service to the nation, especially at this time of economic strain.
This is contained in a statement signed by Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President of the Senate.
According to the statement, Saraki says that the growth and development of Nigeria depends on how much support workers give to government’s policies, programmes and projects. He commended Nigerian workers and the organised labour movement in the country for their contributions to the nation’s economic growth and overall development.
He said from the pre-independence era till now, the labour movement had provided the backbone for the survival of the country.He reiterated his promise that the Senate would continue to partner with the leadership of the organized labour in the country to address issues of national importance.
“No doubt we are not in the best of times as a nation but with cooperation, dedication and perseverance we can turn our economy around for good. The contribution of every Nigerian worker is key to the realisation of this dream. This is why I urge you to remain steadfast and faithful to the efforts being made by the present administration to revive the economy and put Nigeria on the path of growth,” he said.
He also prayed that the economic recovery programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari would soon bring prosperity to all workers and the entire citizenry