The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has assured workers of the Ministry and its agencies of inclusive leadership so as to ensure industrial harmony in the Ministry.
He stated this while receiving in audience the executives of NASU/NASENI in Abuja when they paid a courtesy call on him on Tuesday in Abuja.
Barrister Abdullahi added that the leadership of the Ministry will bring innovation to the governance of the Ministry in order to promote open administration that would lead to amicable resolution of Labour issues.
According to him, it is only through this that the core mandate of the Ministry could be actualized.
Abdullahi said he was pleased with the spirit with which the workers embraced him, ‘’it is very gratifying to hear from you directly welcoming me an outsider into your midst, this will spur me to do more for the Ministry and agencies,’’ he added.
He, therefore, assured them of his resolve to work with them to take the Ministry to greater heights in order to add value, creativity and innovations to the Nigerian Economy.
Barrister Abdullahi declared that, with the support of Honourable Minister, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, ‘’we will carry the Ministry beyond where it is now for the benefits of the Nation in line with the President’s directives that value should be added to the lives of Nigerians ensuring that innovations will drive the Nation to a knowledge-based economy’’.
He also promised to personally, attend the forthcoming NASU Day on 8th October in Abuja to parley with their members.
The chairman of the Union Comrade Engr. Tijani Wakili had earlier commended the Minister for his hospitality and urged him to keep it up. He assured him of their resolve to partner the Ministry to ensure industrial harmony.