Trade Union Congress (TUC) , Kaduna State Council has called on political leaders to take a stock and think of reducing the number of political offices.
The Union also urged political leaders to reduce expenses in order to create funds to enhance other sectors in the society.
Speaking during the workers day celebration held at the Secretariat of the congress, at Millineum City, Kaduna, the State Chairman of TUC, Abdullahi Danfulani said though they cannot outrightly blame of governments for the bad economic situation that the country finds herself now.
He However said: “We need to caution our Political Leaders at the National and State Levels on the need to bring down their expenses as well as, reducing their numbers in their respective areas of coverage.
” Savings received from this process if thoroughly and sincerely harnessed, could be utilized in other areas of need in the society.
“By so doing the dividends of democracy would be seen to have been felt by the larger society of our country Nigeria.”
Danfulani ,who applauded the governor for the prompt payment of the N30, 000 minimum wage to workers, however pleaded with the governor to intensify efforts in paying the retirees workers.
He said the congress is aware of the efforts being made by the state government in trying to settle a backlog of entitlements since 2010.