Taraba State branch of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has celebrated its 40th year Anniversary since existence in the State.
The President of NULGE in the State, Comrade Prince Mahmud, while delivering his speech at the event tagged, “Local Government Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, our struggle towards the actualisation of Local Government Autonomy in Nigeria”, described the anniversary as timely and date to remember.
NULGE President in Taraba further commended Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku for appointing credible hands in his Cabinet who according to him are piloting the affairs of Local Government administration.
Prince Mahmud however, pledged the Union’s continued support for the administration of Governor Ishaku to succeed.
In his remarks, the State Governor, Darius Ishaku, who was represented by his Senior Special Adviser (SSA) on Labour Matters, Hon. Obidah Bitrus announced the Governor’s plans to better the welfare of Local Government Workers in the State.
The Governor explained that his administration was poised to uplifting the living conditions of the people at grass root, which according to him Local Government Workers were the main link to actualize the plan.
Ishaku reiterated his administration’s commitment towards boosting the financial standard Local Government Workers, as he pledged putting smiles on the faces of Pensioners and Primary School Teachers in the State.
Also speaking, the Chairman of the occasion, Comrade Jonah Kataps, who doubles as the State Chairman of Local Government Service Commission, congratulated the State NULGE at 40 said.
He pointed out the synergy was an eventful key for the Union in the State to be transformed.
While assuring that the Commission was willing to collaborate with NULGE for better welfare packages of Workers and the development of the Union
Kataps cautioned against fortification of documents in other to remain in the civil service.
He also disclosed that the Commission is doing all it could to reform the Local Government Employment System.