File photo of Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has explained that the reason why his administration is sacking public servants in the state is due to dwindling financial resources and higher wage bills which the government cannot be able to sustain.
The Kaduna state government had on April 6, disengaged 4,000 local government workers.
The state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) kicked against the decision, calling on the state government to reverse the decision and seek alternative means of running its affairs without inflicting additional pains on the public.
But in a statement signed by his spokesman, Muyiwa Adekeye, Governor El-Rufai insisted that the government was not elected just to pay salaries of public servants alone, but to also develop the state by building schools, hospitals, upgrading infrastructure and making the state more secure and attractive to the private…