The new Chairman of Trade Union Congress ( TUC ) in Ekiti State, Sola Adigun, has assured workers in the state of better welfare and condition of service .
Adigun, who was elected state chairman at the TUC Fourth Triennial Delegates
Conference in Ado Ekiti on Friday , said his new position had put him and other members of the new executive , “under moral burden of what we can do differently with the mandate that the great workers of this state have bestowed on us . ”
He said, “The new deal is that we shall consciously provide platform for more cordial relationship among workers . We shall implement a coordinated welfare programme that would justify your membership of the TUC more than ever before . ”
Adigun appealed to aggrieved members : “Please return and together let ’ s build a union we can truly call ours , a union that our next generation can be proud of . We shall listen to you at all times as we plead for your patience and understanding . ”
Ekiti State Governor , Dr Kayode Fayemi , represented by the Chief of Staff , Mr Biodun Omoleye , expressed government ’ s readiness to partner the organised labour , adding that , “We shall continue to do our best to make workers ’ welfare our priority . ”
Minister of Labour and Productivity , Senator Chris Ngige , represented by the Controller for the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity in the Ekiti State Office , Mr Ajayi Ajibabi , pledged unrelenting commitment, support and promotion of sound industrial relations and international best practices in the labour administration.
Ngige enjoined the union to always follow the laid down procedures as stipulated in the Trade Dispute Act , 2004 in the resolution of industrial crisis .