spirit of the Workers’ Day celebration, Ogun
State Government has pardoned a section of its workers who embarked on
illegal industrial action in October, 2016 as the Governor, Senator
Ibikunle Amosun FCA, CON has
approved the payment of the salaries of the affected workers.
Government had earlier invoked the “No
Work No Pay” principles before the workers embarked on the strike ,
however, its decision to pardon the affected workers followed the intervention
of traditional rulers and other stakeholders within and beyond.
A release signed by the Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo,
indicated that Government had also paid the April, 2017 salaries for its entire
Oshinowo, in the release said the
actions were further testimonies to the commitment of the Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led
administration to the overall welfare of the workers.
While wishing the workers happy Workers’ Day celebration, he enjoined them to
reciprocate the gesture of Government by re-dedicating themselves to duties and
continue to contribute to the rebuilding mission so as to further engender
economic prosperity or the State.