Workers Day:  Radda assures on food , security  …donates N50 million to Funtua fire victims

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Governor Dikko Radda on Wednesday assured katsina residents of sustainable food system .

 He also assured that his government would not relent on the current efforts to secure the state.

The Governor gave the assurance in his special message to mark this year’s workers day.

He saluted the workers, adding that his government would continue to recognize their contributions to the growth and the development of the state.

His address read” On this May Day, I want to personally express my deepest appreciation to all the incredible workers across Katsina. Your dedication and tireless efforts are what truly drive our state forward.”

“On this May Day, I join all workers across our great state in celebrating your dedication and immense contributions to building a better Katsina.  

“This year’s theme, “ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate”, resonates deeply with the crucial role you play in our state’s development. 

“My administration is dedicated to improving the lives of all Katsina residents. We are diligently working on ongoing labour reforms that prioritize worker safety and wellbeing, particularly as our climate evolves. 

“We share your concerns about food insecurity and the broader security challenges we face. My administration is taking significant steps to address the lingering hunger through the food task force and other  agricultural programmes.

” Be rest assured that we are actively working to create a sustainable food system that is not only sustainable but also ensures the health and safety of our agricultural workforce.

” On the security front, we acknowledge the challenges you face. My administration is relentlessly pursuing the perpetrators of these heinous acts to ensure your safety at home and in the workplace. We are collaborating with federal forces, investing in community policing programmes to end the menace. 

” We understand there is more to be done, but I assure you that We’re working tirelessly to build a Katsina where every worker can reach their full potential and contribute to our lasting prosperity. Working together, we can achieve a future where Katsina families enjoy food security, a safe and healthy workplace, and a secure living environment.”

Governor Radda has,meanwhile, donated 

 N50M to  the victims of recent fire outbreak at the  Funtua Central Market.

He announced the donation on Tuesday while inspecting the  herbal medicine section  of the market that was damaged by the fire.

The leadership of Funtua council and the Central Market led Governor Radda through the fire-damaged areas.

According to Governor Radda, the N50 million was not meant as compensation, but rather as financial aid to help the victims recover from their economic losses.

The Katsina Governor also directed the Funtua local council authorities to work together with the central market leadership to implement effective measures that would prevent future fire outbreaks.

While expressing sympathy for those affected, Governor Radda called for divine protection against future calamities. He further encouraged traders to regularly fulfill their “zakkat” obligations, This he said could contribute to their spiritual and financial well-being, potentially safeguarding them from such disasters.

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