Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State yesterday announced that his administration would address the issue of adjustment salary chart for the state workforce as soon as the ongoing biometric data exercise in the state is concluded.
Ugwuanyi, who made the promise yesterday during the 2016 workers day rally at Michael Okpara Square, Enugu also stated that the state government had set up a committee to examine the issue of consolidated health salary structure for its health workers.
Also on the occasion, the leadership of the organised labour in the state commended the governor for his worker-friendly posture, especially his first major gesture of paying 30 per cent equity for the cost of 100 housing units for junior workers while also commending him for the massive infrastructure development projects going on in parts of the state.
On the Public Private Partnership in the health sector, Ugwuanyi, explained that government is determining how best to implement it under the prevailing economic climate in the country.
He told the teeming number of workers from all sectors in the that gathered at the venue of the rally that his government will continue to work in the partnership with the organized labour in order to foster cordial relation between the government and the workers.
In their separate addresses, the state chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Virginus Nwobodo, and his trade union counterpart, Comrade Igbokwe Chukwuma Igbokwe, commended the state government for its efforts in the provision of infrastructural facilities less than a year in office.
They praised the governor for his prompt actions in handling issues surrounding the recent attack on Nimbo community that has been generating global reactions urging security outfits in the state to live up to expectation in line with the enormous support provided them by the state government so as to forestall further attacks by herdsmen on their host communities.