Bauchi Gov-elect appeals to civil servants to suspend strikeBy BOBRICKY 02:37 Tue, 19 May 2015 Comments
Bauchi- The Bauchi State Governor-elect, Mohammed Abubakar has lamented the strike action embarked upon by the state civil servants saying that the strike is affecting the work of the transition Committee .
This was contained in a press statement signed by the state Deputy Governor-elect, Nuhu Gidado
The Nigeria Labour congress Bauchi state chapter embarked on indefinite strike on Tuesday 12th May 2015 due to the inability of the state government to pay them March and April Salary.
â€ we wish to call on the NLC, TUC and JAC to note that the ongoing trike action resulting from the non-payment of salaries of workers has become injurious to the transition process. It is important that the service personnel are available to drive a seamless transition processâ€
â€œThe incoming administration is appealing to the striking workers to shelve the strike action with a view to achieving a successful transitionâ€The Statement read
The Governor-elect called on the state government to hasten the payment of all outstanding salaries to the workers saying, â€œit is our understanding and belief that settlement of the entitlements of civil servants is essential for any government that is purposeful in its efforts to attain meaningful developmentâ€
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