Plateau speaker urges striking assembly workers to remain calm

 The Speaker, Plateau of , Mr Abok Ayuba, has appealed to striking workers under the aegis of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) to remain calm as the issues  in contention are being  handled.

It be recalled that PASAN on Tuesday declared a nationwide strike over autonomy of state legislature.

The workers promised to remain home until their were met.

Abok, who doubles as the Vice Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria Central Zone, made the statement signed by his Press Secretary,  Mr Bulus Atang.

The speaker said that although the association was exercising its constitutional right of embarking on a peaceful industrial action on issues they feel aggrieved, he enjoined them to be calm as the issues were being addressed.

“The cordial relationship that exists between all arms of government in Plateau is a deliberate effort of Gov. Simon Lalong’s good intention to accord everyone their right place.

“As of the of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures, I am aware of the great efforts put in place by the Nigerian Governors Forum to resolve the matter amicably,” he said. (NAN)