Burkina Faso Post paid tribute to 23 postal workers admitted to retire on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at its headquarters in Ouagadougou.
For the year 2018, La Poste Burkina Faso registered departures in its ranks. There are 23 agents, including four women, who are eligible to retire. These agents spent between 20 and 42 years of their lives serving the post office. On Friday, March 1, 2019, the Burkina Faso Post marked a "stop" to salute the loyal services rendered by these agents at its offices in Ouagadougou. Pot of goodbye and gift giving were the highlights of this ceremony. "You have spent many years of professional life with us and it's also a big part of your life. That's how we recognize you as friends, "Nabi Issa Coulibaly, Director General (DG) of Burkina Faso Post, told the retired officers. He recalled that it is time for them to enjoy the pleasures of life to be next to their families and loved ones.
The CEO of La Poste Burkina Faso, on behalf of the staff, presented his New Year greetings to his former colleagues. "We wish you a lot of health, and happiness in your other life that I want active. I hope that the tools and training you have benefited from in preparing for retirement are very beneficial to you. These wishes also go to the place of your respective families and your loved ones ", formulated the DG to his predecessors.
The spokesman of the retirees, Abdou Karim Traoré, previously inspector general of the services of the ministry in charge of the digital Economy, said to have embraced the career of agent postman at the age of 20 years. He said that in 40 years of service, he has served in many communities across the country. These include the cities of Koudougou, Gaoua, Bobo-Dioulasso and Ouagadougou, after two professional competitions. "If we forget the Post, it is ingratitude," he said. Because for him, society has fed and cared for them and today allows them to have a peaceful retirement with an appreciable pension.
"Every day, we have to ensure that the post office makes a good turnover by selling postal products wherever we go, inviting young people to save and subscribe to postal products," said the retiree representative. Thus, he positively appreciated the initiative which, according to him, shows that retirees still have value in the eyes of the Post.