—- Joins Council Workers to clean, evacuate and dispose Refuse —–
By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja
In a bid to sustain and maintain environmental cleanliness in the council, the entire leadership of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employee (NULGE) and Association of Medical and Health Workers Association has organized a prayer session and sanitation exercise to commemorate the New Year 2020.
The Administrator of Kogi Local Government, Barr. Muhammed Tanko Musa, on Monday said that the sanitation exercise and its sustainability is his administration’s topmost priority.
Barr. Tanko stated this when he joined the officials of NULGE Leadership and Health workers in the Local Government on clearing and evacuation of refuse and waste in the council Secretariat, Koton-Karfe, Kogi LG of the State.
Barr. Tanko added that government will play its role in ensuring that refuse is evacuated regularly. He appealed for more persons to participate in the environmental sanitation exercise.
“We expect that more people would take time out to clean their premises while government will ensure that refuse and wastes are evacuated promptly,” he stressed.
The Administrator while thanking and appreciated their good work urged the workers to be accommodative, friendly to each other and ensuring there is a reign of peace and understanding among them not minding their tribes, religion, political consideration or where one comes from.
He said, “Unhygienic environment is bad for business. The sensitisation campaign will be ongoing for people to support a cleaner and healthy environment in public places such as markets, school, clinic and worshipping centers.”
“The entire Workers ably led by NULGE leadership has shown me love, solidarity and overwhelmed commitment having come together in synergy to join the Administrative team in taken the council to an enviable height, is a development that should be commended by everyone”.
“I thank all of you, this is the first of it kind the staffers of the LG after voted for their leaders to steer the ship of leadership to the next level, do not stop there but took time to advised management and the NULGE leadership on way forward”.
“I pray God accept the prayer that you have offer. This development is a clear indication that the leadership of NULGE, Health and management and present arrangement is indeed a very palatable one”.
Barr. Tanko also assured the workers that they would not regret ever working with the New Direction team and pray God grant them the maximum strength and support to enable them succeed in their positive task.
He reiterated his Administration commitment to better the lots of the council workers. The Administrator stated.
The Convener of the special prayer and sanitation exercise and who double as Chairman, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employee, NULGE Kogi LG Chapter, Comrade Muhammad Yakubu stressed the need for all and sundry to join in the campaign off a safer, cleaner and habitable working environment.
Mr. Yakubu said the NULGE under his leadership is committed to the worker’s welfare and will do anything that would enhance its productivity.
Meanwhile, Comr. Yakubu also said the prayer session held last week having communicated the Administrator who could not make it due to his many commitment to other very important state matter was noted and appreciated
The NULGE boss described Barr. Tanko as worker’s friendly Administrator whose priority was workers welfare before any other things.
He pray God to protect, guide and grant the council long life and prosperity so that the workers and people of Kogi LG would continue to benefits from his laudable policies and programs.
He assured the Administrator of their cooperation, support and loyalty. NULGE Boss Said.