In the congratulatory message, he said: "In the euphoria of celebrating workers day, I commend the efforts of our dedicated workers.
"There is not a better time to celebrate our unsung heroes whose efforts keep the country going.
"We appreciate the consistent support of our amiable staffs, they are indeed a special blessing to humanity.
"There is no better time than now to see the usefulness of our work force. Today we are going though several economic challenges and the only hope we have is in the creativity and productivity of our workforce.
"This message won't be complete without commending the Nigeria military; those who are having sleepless night for us to close our eyes at night. They risk their lives for us to live.
"To our indefatigable NULGE, you are wonderful, your contribution to the Local Government’s development cannot be over-emphasized.
"Thank you Nigeria workers for giving us hope. We appreciate you all.
"Happy Workers Day".