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Amosun Promises Workers 1,000 Housing Units, Loans

May 2, 2014

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has promised to deliver 1,000 housing units solely for civil servants.

He has also resuscitated car and housing loans to workers in the civil service which he described as the engine room of any government.

Amosun said at the Workers' Day celebration in Abeokuta that 200 units of the houses would be ready by May 29 with another 500 ready in December while the others would be delivered later.

He assured the workers that his administration is committed to prompt payment of salaries, training and retraining of its workforce.

In his speech, the Chairman of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Ishola Ambali, called on workers and all Nigerians to give peace a chance for national development.

Ambali also commended Amosun for his various workers-friendly policies, especially the prompt payment of salaries and clearing of backlog of pension arrears, infrastructure, transport, women empowerment and economic development.

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Source: AllAfrica