Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Anambra State has sympathized with workers in Oyi Council Headquarters, Nteje over damages of buildings caused by thunder storm in the area.
President, Comrade Chikweli Adigwe during official visit to the council headquarters, Nteje with State Executive Council to ascertain level of damages, called for urgent renovation of the affected buildings to avoid further damages by the rain.
Describing the damages as big loss to the council, Adigwe urged workers to continue to be dedicated to their duties despite the damages, adding that workers needed good working environment and improved welfare packages for optimal performances and improved productivity.
Head of Local Government Administration Oyi Local Government, Mrs Edith Enuka, in a chat with Union leaders during the visit, thanked the State President and his entourage for showing concern on the workers welfare, stressing that workers welfare remained paramount in the present administration.
She urged workers not to relent in their services to duty as urgent action would be taken as soon as possible regarding the renovations and reconstruction of the affected buildings.
On his part, Head of the Works Department, Oyi Local Government, Engr. Peter Akwobi hinted that properties worth millions of naira and other vital official documents were damages by the storm.
He listed the affected buildings to include: Oyi NULGE branch office, Pavelion, Council e-liberary office, ASUBEB office, Anambra State Urban development office, office canteen, council fence, Magistrate and Customary courts, education authority, council over head tanks, among others.