May Day: We stand by your demand for pay rise – Sanwo-Olu tells workers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has expressed solidarity with Nigerian workers’ over the demand for wage increase.

Sanwo-Olu stated this on Wednesday, while addressing workers during the May Day celebration, held at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos Island.

He said that his administration would continue to prioritize welfare and prosperity of workforce in the state.

“There is no gainsaying that this year’s workers day is being celebrated amidst economic challenges which are as a result of the difficult but yet inevitable policies taken by the government to rescue the economy and set it on the path of sustainable growth.

“The economic downturn has brought about disruptions that have affected lives and livelihoods. Yet, in the face of these challenges trials, you have exhibited remarkable resilience, adaptability, and courage.

“You have been the backbone of our response efforts, ensuring that essential services remain uninterrupted and that our state stands strong.

“This year’s theme, ‘People First,’ resonates deeply with our administration’s philosophy which is underpinned by our firm belief in prioritizing the welfare of our people.

“Through, various measures, policies and initiatives, we have demonstrated that the interest and welfare of the people comes first and remains the ultimate goal of all our actions.

“Our response actions are geared towards mitigating the impact of these trying times and offer support to both our workers and citizens alike.

“We have been steadfast and intentional in implementing our social intervention programs, providing crucial assistance to those in need throughout the state.

“From subsidized food items through our Ounje Eko, and Eko Cares initiatives to incentives on social services, we have made tangible differences in countless lives,” the governor said.


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