NUT Applauds Benue Gov Over Improved Teachers’ Welfare

Posted by Timige, On 16 Nov, 2023 | Updated On 17 Nov, 2023 No Comments »


The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has commended the Benue State governor, Rev. Father Hycenth Alia, for being committed to the welfare of teachers in the state.

NUT national leadership, in a letter of commendation to Alia, appreciated the governor for steps taken on the welfare of its members in the state.

The letter was signed by Comrade Audu Amba and Dr. Mike Ene, the Union’s national president and national secretary, respectively.

It noted that the teachers in the state have never had it so good under previous administrations, adding that the teacher would reciprocate the governor’s gesture with increased dedication to duty.

The letter reads in part: “The entire teachers of Benue State have never had it so good. On this note, may we assure Your Excellency that the hard working teachers of Benue State will reciprocate your Excellency ‘s kind gesture with increased dedication to duty and productivity.”

The union, however, notified the governor that the national body would in January, 2024 pay him an appreciation visit.

Meanwhile, chairman of NUT, Benue State Wing, Comrade Akuma Levi, has stated that the governor has taken initiatives to ensure better welfare of the teachers, noting that this implied a deep empathy and determination to alleviate the plight of workers and foster a prosperous future and productivity for the state.

Levi noted that the decision of the governor to give priority attention to the welfare of teachers, highlighted his focus on equitable growth and inclusivity.

He said: “Rev. Father Alia has undertaken an extraordinarily initiative to welfare and well been of these dedicated professionals.

“This commendable decision showcases his deep empathy and determination to alleviate the plight of workers and foster a prosperous future and productivity for Benue State, hence, our recommendations to the national leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers.

“As you set to celebrate your one year in office as the state chief executive officer Teachers are already in top spirit for a better service delivery and success of this administration.

“Governor Alia decision to prioritize teacher welfare underscores his steadfast dedication to equitable development and inclusive growth.”

Source: Leadership

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