Sokoto - Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto
state, has promised to take urgent step to flush out ghost workers from the
state's civil service.
The governor made the promise on Thursday in Sokoto when he
received members of various trade unions under the umbrella of the state
chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC).
The members were on a solidarity demonstration in support of
the fight against corruption being championed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Tambuwal urged labour in the state to support the move by his
administration to ensure prudent management of public resources and ensure
punctuality in the civil service.
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He said that his administration would team up with Buhari to
fight corruption, adding that the President had the vision to improve the
living standard of Nigerians.
The governor urged labour to key into the fight against
Earlier in his remark, Malam Aminu Umar, NLC chairman in
state, said they were in Government House to show their solidarity and reaffirm
their support for the ongoing fight against corruption.
He recalled that Tambuwal played key role in fighting
against corruption when he was Speaker of the House of Representatives.
He urged the governor to continue his good work aimed at
improving the living standard of people of the state and Nigeria in general.
Highlight of the event was the presentation of a solidarity
letter to Buhari through Tambuwal.