The Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Fatah Ahmed has said that meaningful development can only be achieved in a peaceful environment.
He said this at the opening of the 4th state triennial delegates conference of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Kwara state council held at the Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies Ilorin.
Represented by the Head of Service, Hajia Zarah Umar he said his administration recognised the union as partner in the development of the State.
While praising the Trade Union Congress, Kwara State Council on its effort for its members welfare, he urged them to always use labour best practices in approaching government on issues relating to their members welfare.
In his remarks, the acting Director-General of Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies, Dr. Babatunde Onaeko stressed the need for labour to be accorded rightful recognition in view of its strategic role in wealth creation in any economy.
Dr. Onaeko commended the Kwara State Government for its continued support to the Institute. He called on all labour stakeholders for harmonious relationship which, according to him, will enhance not only the economic growth of the country, but equally create a viable and conducive work environment for maximum labour output.
Earlier in his address, the Trade Union Congress State Chairman, Comrade Kolawole Olumo called on members to be committed and dedicated to the union`s course in order to move the congress forward.
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