As the country celebrates the International Workers Day, workers in Edo State have received greetings from the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, who felicitated and appreciated their efforts towards making the state work.Â According to the statement from the Office of the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, â€œThe governor genuinely felicitates with the great workers of Edo State on the worthwhile celebration of the International Workers Day also known as Labour Day. As workers, we play an indispensable role in nation and state building, and without workers, an economically viable and socially stable society would not achievable.â€
The governor further stated that the essence of the workersâ€™ day was to underscore the role and significance of workers in nation building, a festive tradition that workers all over the world now celebrate annually.
â€œOn this Labour Day in Edo State, I identify fully with all workers. I assure you once more that I am committed to enhancing the welfare of workers and the great people of the state. To achieve this objective, we are laying with speed the foundations for socio-economic and â€˜agripreneurâ€™ revolution in the state, which will empower workers and the citizens as well as provide revenue for the state to implement people-oriented policies and programmes,â€ Obaseki stated in the statement.