Of course, we secure what we’ve achieved. But we move on - applying our principles and beliefs to even more challenging grounds. For our purpose as Government is to extend opportunity - and choice - to those who have so far have been denied them.
“What I have to say about this training is that the people that were brought to teach us are very experienced in their field. They know their onions and they have been able to impart a lot of knowledge into us in the little time that we have.
“I have also told the contractor that there must be streetlights on this road when it’s reconstructed to guarantee security and safety at night. I have spoken with the contractor that I want to commission this road within 12 months.
In line with the Government promise in our earlier letter dated 20th January 2023 (LGSPB/469/T1/91), the Local Government Staff Pensions Board has started the payment in batches of the huge pension arrears owed to her retired Local Government workers in the state between 1984 and 2021.
"It is the first month of the year. Many Governors in Nigeria are just settling down, but Mr. Governor is already employing people into the public service first month of the year. Today Edo State workers are the best paid in the federation.
The report listed Edo State as one of the four states in the federation with a full and up-to-date remittance of workers’ pension contributions, and this earned the state government commendations from civil and public servants as well as members of the public.