Delta State Governor-elect and Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has commended workers in the country for their “immense and invaluable contributions to the socio-economic development of the country”.
Governor-elect Oborevwori stated this in a statement on Sunday to mark this year’s Workers’ Day on Monday.
He urged them to keep the flag flying notwithstanding the current economic challenges in the country.
He encouraged them to “remain optimistic”, adding that they must remain focused and prayerful for Nigeria to come out of her present predicament.
In the statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Dennis Otu, Oborevwori said: “I rejoice with Nigerian workers today as they celebrate this year’s Workers’ Day.
“Labour creates wealth, and is the most significant product in any country.
“I commend our workers for their sacrifice, patience, and dedication to duty.
“This country is grateful to you for your immense and invaluable contributions to the socio-economic development of the country.
“Though the current economic situation in the country is less than desirable, I urge you to remain optimistic, and continue to pray for wisdom for our leaders to get us out of the woods.
“I believe the labour of our workers shall not be in vain.
“Happy Workers’ Day.”