Kaduna NLC laments incessant Kidnapping Of Members by Bandits in celebration of Workers day.
Written by News Room on May 2, 2022
Kaduna State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Suleiman has lamented that the productivity and safety of workers in the state have been largely affected by banditry and terrorism in different parts of the state.
Speaking on National Television in Kaduna, he called on the Federal Government to rise up to its responsibility of protecting the lives and property of citizens.
The NLC chairman also asked both the federal and the Kaduna State governments to provide more security forces in the vulnerable communities where most of the workers live and work.
On the condition of workers in Kaduna State, Suleiman lamented the challenges of inflation which have affected the income of the Nigerian workers.
——- Gov Godwin Obaseki increases Minimum Wage To 40,000 naira.
In the meantime, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday approved 40,000 naira as the new minimum wage for workers in the state in commemoration of 2022 Workers’ Day.
Obaseki, who made the announcement in Benin while delivering his 2022 Workers’ Day speech, said his government will continue to prioritise the welfare of Edo workers, equipping them with the capacity and environment to deliver efficient and quality service to the people.
While reassuring his government’s relentless support to senior citizens in the state, Obaseki lamented the hardship experienced by pensioners and other senior citizens because of the rising cost of food and other items.
Earlier in his address, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Odion Olaye, charged the Federal Government to step up efforts to tackle the high rate of insecurity, unemployment, and hunger in the country.