2020 Workers Day, a reflection of global challenge – Ariyoh
By Abolaji Adebayo
The Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Hon. Bolaji Muse-Ariyoh has said that the celebration of the 2020 Workers Day is a reflection of the health challenge facing the whole whole world as the celebration could not be held publicly all over the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It would be observed that unlike the previous celebrations, the 2020 Workers Day has no theme to reflect on.
Today remains another important day in all days of the year as set aside to appreciate and celebrate the strength of the nation which is the Labour force.
In a message to the workers, Ariyoh who felicitated with the workers, said his government would continue to provide them with enabling and conducive working environment as well as giving priority to their welfare.
The message read: “There is no doubt that the success of any nation lies in the strength of its workforce and it is on this note, it remains a special day to celebrate the force behind the drive of the nation
“This year’s celebration of May Day across the globe avails us the opportunity to reflect on the challenges confronting the world with a threat to our healthy living caused by the outbreak of COVID-19.
“I salute the resilience efforts, sacrifice, patriotism, and determination of our Health and Environmental workers across the world, who have been working round the clock to ensure that stability return back to the world health system.
“May your efforts never be in vain.
“As a government at the grassroots, I will continue to give premium to the welfare of our workforce by providing them enabling and conducive working environment for maximal productivity to be realized.
“It’s no gainsaying to say that the remarkable impact made across all the sectors of governance in bringing growth and development to our dear Local Government is the effective synergy and progressive collaboration provided by Nigeria union of Local Government employees (NULGE) Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Chapter in driving the vision for a greater and better Oshodi that works which is now a reality .
“I celebrate you today and always with hope for better rewarding future awaiting you.
“Happy workers day.”