The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has appealed to the striking lecturers of the Kogi State University (KSU) to call off the strike in the interest of the students, saying that government is ready to meet their demands within its limited resources.
Earlier in his address which was made following the release of N20 billion by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as bailout for the government, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Onu Edoka, charged workers to remain calm and give their full support to the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello.
He also told them that labour was keenly following the ongoing screening of state and local government workers and assured that the union will not allow any worker to be unjustly treated.
Highlights of the event was the donation of two 18-seater buses to the NLC and the state chapter of the Trade Union Congress and the march-past by members of the affiliate unions.(NAN)