“And for this one week, you were protesting, it has been a loss and you can see it in the internal revenue of the state and most of the things you’re demanding for would be sorted by funds. So, please, in any human relationship, there are bound to be misunderstandings,”

He urged the protesting workers to remain positive and progressive.

In his reaction, the state Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Kayode Martins, commended the governor for his readiness to listen to the unions, and presented apologies to the government for open protest despite explainable good performance in making its demands known.