Another LG Chairman Refutes Alleged ALGON Suit Against Minimum Wage Increase

Another LG Chairman Refutes Alleged ALGON Suit Against Minimum Wage Increase

In a refreshing turn of events, the Executive Chairman of Bonny Local Government Area, Dame Hon Anengi Barasua Claude-Wilcox, DSSRS, JP, has vehemently denied any involvement in an alleged law-suit against Governor Amaopusenibo Sir Siminialayi Fubara’s recent promotion and minimum wage increment for Local Government workers in Rivers State.

The rumor, which spread rapidly on social media, purported that the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Rivers State Chapter, was planning legal action against Governor Fubara’s commendable move. However, in an official statement released by Bonny LG’s Press Secretary, Boma Waribor, it was clarified that Dame Hon Anengi Barasua Claude-Wilcox was neither aware of nor part of any such decision.

The statement emphasized the unwavering commitment of the Bonny LG Chairman to the welfare of civil servants within the area. Notably, the Chairman has actively pursued initiatives such as the construction of civil servants’ quarters and addressing other specific needs, underscoring her dedication to their well-being.

Moreover, the Chairman’s alignment with Governor Fubara’s pro-worker stance was highlighted, reaffirming a strong partnership between Bonny LG and the State Government for the betterment of the populace, particularly those residing in Bonny.

With this clarification, concerns regarding potential anti-workers activities have been allayed, and efforts are underway to investigate the origin of the misinformation. This development signals a renewed focus on collaboration and progress in Rivers State’s local governance.

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