Abia State government has been
urged to explore possible ways to offset the backlog arrears of salaries owed
local government workers in the state.
The state chairman, Nigeria Union
of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Mr Ijoma Onyenaucheya, who said
this last week, during a press breifing, in Umuahia, the state capital, decried the
excruciating pains being experienced by workers in the state.
He said that the situation had already
brought untold hardship to the workers, adding that the current
economic problem facing the nation needed pragmatic approach
for the people to live meaningfully.