Okorocha Has Performed Better Than His Predecessors, Says Labour

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…As Imo Workers Confer Labour Excellence Award on Him

The organized labour in Imo state which comprises the Nigerian Labour Congress(NLC), Trade Union Congress(TUC) and other affiliating unions has described Gov. Owelle Rochas Okorocha as a wonderful performer whose achievements in less than two years have clearly surpassed what his predecessors could boast of within the years they governed the state.
Speaking during the 2013 May Day celebration held at the Heroes Square, Owerri, the Imo state chairman of NLC, Comrade Reginald Anyadike Phd said the massive infrastructural projects embarked upon by the Gov. Okorocha and other transformational programmes have significantly placed Imo in the map of the fastest developing states in the country.
He said ” We wish to commend Your Excellency for the many achievements your administration has recorded with a short period of its life span. Imo has become a huge construction site overnight. We have witnessed the execution of many projects spanning through road construction networks and beautification of our urban centers. You have opened up the rural areas through your unprecedented revolutionary rural road rehabilitation and construction. Owerri, Okigwe and Orlu townships have also witnessed total transformation. New buildings are springing up here and there and you have relentlessly pursued the concept of Free Education with unbelievable vigor and vitality. Therefore, permit us to state here without that what you have done in twenty- two (22) months far surpassed what some of your predecessors were unable to accomplish in a whole tenure of four(4) years. This is true”.
The workers also lauded the free education programme of the governor which runs to the tertiary level, stating that by the programme, which is the first of its kind in the country, Gov. Okorocha has beyond doubt demonstrated his strong believe in the power of education to better the life of a man.
In his remarks, Gov. Okorocha promised to revisit some labour related matters towards improving the welfare of the workers.
He reiterated his commitment to sustain the partnership with the organized labour to build a better Imo through his massive transformational projects and programmes.
The governor also tasked workers to to contribute their quota in rebuilding the state by showing dedication and commitment to their duties for optimum productivity.
He further maintained that his administration will not tolerate corruption, laziness and idleness from the workers, adding that workers should appreciate the friendly disposition of the present administration them by discharging their duties as expected.
Highlight of the celebration was the conferment of ‘Labour 2013 Award of Excellence’ on Gov. Okorocha by the organized labour in Imo state.

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