May day: Workers decry non payment of salary, observe low-key celebration in. Zamfara 

Zamfara state civil servants have decried non-payment of salary for three months and called for overhauling public service in all ramifications.

Chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Unions Congress, TUC, made this known today (Monday) in their separate speeches at the May day celebration conducted in a low-key at Garba Nadama conference Hall of JB Yakubu secretariat, Gusau.

According to the labour leaders in the state, there was cordial relationship between government and workers in the state but at the end of the tenure of the present administration the story changed which they prayed to be rectified in the remaining four weeks of the present government of the state.

In his speech governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle represented by a Director in the office of the head of Service Mr Ahmad Ibrahim said the state government was doing something possible to ensure welfare of public servants in the state he recalled the distribution of over 400 housing units to workers , saying the salary of the workers would be settled before the end of this months.

He rejoice with workers for the May day celebration and called on them to redouble their efforts in the discharge of their legitimate duties.

During the event awards of recognitions were presented to Radio Nigeria Pride FM Gusau, Central Bank of Nigeria, Zamfara State Radio, among other mediums and individuals for their separate contributions to public enlightenment, economy and other developments as recognized by the NLC.

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