The Vice Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Professor Bernard Matur has commended the University’s staff for their “resilience, patience, and understanding,” despite being owed their salaries and allowances.
in a statement to mark the 2023 worker’s day, Prof. Matur assured the workers his administration is working hard to address the problems and create a conducive and attractive work environment for the workers.
“We will continue to operate with an open-door policy,” said the Vice Chancellor. “All hands must be on deck to ensure that we address the welfare needs of our workers within our available resources,” he said, calling for the support of stakeholders.
The complete text of the VC’s message reads:
WORKER’S DAY FELICITATIONS FROM PROFESSOR MATUR, MALAU BERNARD TO ALL STAFFERS AT PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS
1st May, 2023
I want to wish a happy Worker’s Day to all the workers at Plateau State University, Bokkos. The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared May 1, 2023 as a day to celebrate the hard work and dedication of workers, and it’s a reminder of the struggles and achievements of trade unions around the world. This tradition dates back to the 1886 Australian worker’s struggle, which was followed shortly after by American and British workers.
I want to commend the workers at Plateau State University for their resilience, patience, and understanding, despite the challenges they face with outstanding salaries and allowances. The University’s management is not resting on its oars in addressing these issues, and we are committed to creating a conducive and attractive work environment for our workers.
As we celebrate this day, I want to remind everyone that the PLASU project is a collective one, and we must all work together to develop Plateau State University to meet the needs of our community and beyond. We will continue to operate with an open-door policy, and all hands must be on deck to ensure that we address the welfare needs of our workers within our available resources.
Finally, I urge everyone to remain committed to peace, which is crucial to the growth and prosperity of our University, Plateau State, and the nation as a whole. Congratulations, and happy Worker’s Day!
Professor Matur, Malau Bernard