Gov. Sule lifts ban on in-service training for Nasarawa workers (

Gov. Sule lifts ban on in-service training for Nasarawa workers


Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has lifted the state governments ban on inservice training for workers in the state.


Mr Sule announced this while addressing workers during the 2023 Workers Day celebration on Monday in Lafia, the state capital.

The governor, represented by his deputy, Emmanuel Akabe, said civil service remained the viable implementer of the governments policies and programmes.

He explained that inservice training was restored after the government lifted the executive order banning it to enable workers to acquire more knowledge for optimal performance and productivity.

Mr Sule recounted that his administration set up a committee for restructuring the civil service in 2019.

The recommendations of the committee brought about streamlining of ministries and introduction of innovations, implementation of outstanding promotions, engagement of over 2,000 teachers and employment of more than 3,000 new ones.

Employment of over 3,000 teaching and nonteaching staff in the states owned tertiary institutions and regularisation of over 500 casual staff in various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), among others.

We have implemented outstanding promotions up to 2018 and are already working towards implementing promotions from 2018date for deserving workers to avoid accumulation, the governor added.

Mr Sule said the government had approved the allocation of all government houses to civil servants on owners occupiers basis.

Meanwhile, the leaders of the organised labour comprising Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) congratulated the governor on his reelection for another term in office.

The union leaders said the renewed mandate was due to the governors performance and workersfriendly policies in the last four years.

Ayuba Oko, chairman, NLC in the state, thanked members of the congress for giving him and his executive their mandate in the recent election of the Congress.

The NLC expressed gratitude to the governor for approving the release of Government Housing Estates at project quarters, Nasara Estate, Abdullahi Adamu Housing Estate and Eight mans Quarters at old tomato markets, all in Lafia l, to the occupants on an ownersoccupiers basis.

On his part, Mohammed Doma, chairman, TUC lauded the governor for his workersfriendly policies in the first tenure and encouraged him to sustain and surpass them in the second tenure.



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