GUBER 2019 POLLS: Ayade deserving of 2nd term – NULGE
The Cross River State Chapter of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), has reaffirmed its support for the re-election of the state Governor, Senator Ben Ayade. the union made the
declaration in a statement issued at the weekend by its state chairman, Mr. Godwin Ayendi. While describing Ayade as the most-Labour friendly in Nigeria, the union express appreciation to the governor for fulfilling his promise of donating a 17-seater Innoson bus (IVM 6540) to the union. “the Union thanks His Excellency for fulfilling the pledge he made early last year. the vehicle will greatly aid the Union’s general mobilization activities. the gesture underscores his status as the most labour-friendly Governor in Nigeria. “Labour is pleased with His Excellency for prompt payment of salaries, a feat he has maintained from day one in office and fostering harmony.
He promoted local government workers and has also redeemed his pledge by releasing the sum of N500 million for soft Agric loans to local government workers.“Governor Ayade is also on the verge of signing the amendment to the Cross River State Local Government Law consolidating the position of Head of Local Government Administration (HOLGA). For Local Government Employees, Senator Benedict Ayade is deserving of a second tenure and more.”
Earlier, Governor Ayade described NULGE as a critical ally in driving his dreams for the state and it is important for the state government to support and encourage their activities for the general good and industrial harmony in the state. the Governor reiterated the fact that the civil service remains the engine room of any Government and sustained effort must be mobilized for the development of the State Government workers.