A human rights activist and Executive Chairman, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), Comrade Adeniyi, Alimi Sualiman has condemned the proposed plan by the Rauf Aregbesola led government to slash the monthly wages and salaries of the state workforce, stating that the move has exposed the level of insensitivity of the present administration on the workers’ plight in the state.
Reacting to the media report on the state government proposed plan to reduce the state workers’ salaries by 50 percent, Sulaiman, in a signed statement which was made available to newsmen in Osogbo, the State capital, faulted the state government plan urging Aregbesola to rescind its decision on the proposed anti-workers policy in order to avoid the wrath of the people.
He described the proposed state government plan to reduce the workers’ salaries as anti-masses and undemocratic which should be resisted by the well meaning people of the state noting that the action would tantamount to adding salt to the already injury.
CHRSJ boss who doubles as Chairman, Civil Societies Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEO) lamented that the Aregbesola was planning to increase the pains and the existing untold hardship being faced by the by workers and the good people of the state.
Sulaiman who declared that the groups under the Civil Societies Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEO) had concluded arrangement to resist any anti-peoples’ policies of the present administration in the State, stressing that Aregbesola has become a disaster to the people of the State since his second coming in November 2014.
His words: “We strongly condemn the proposed salary cut of workers by Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola and we are ready to resist it on behalf of the good people of the state. Since November 2014, Aregbesola’s government has become a disaster, cancer and Ebola virus to the State which only God can stamp out of the shore of the state.