NLC commends Federal Govt on salary increase for workers

NLC commends Federal Govt on salary increase for workersThe Nigerian Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government on the 40 per cent salary increase for workers in the country.

This was part of resolutions at the end of the National Administrative Council meeting of the NLC…… Continue Your Reading

This was contained in a statement, jointly signed by the NLC President, Comrade Joe Ajaero, and its Secretary General, Emmanuel Ugboaja, which was made available to our correspondent on Thursday.

The statement read in part “We commend the federal government on its just announced salary award decision to public servants in the country.

“This we are sure is in recognition of the extent to which its policies of last two years have caused hyperinflation in the country and deeply eroded the real wages of Nigerian workers.”

The NLC also warned state council members to desist from covering state governors committing atrocities against workers in their states…… Continue Your Reading

It said, “We warn all the State Councils of the Congress currently granting phoney endorsements and awards to Politicians and individuals to desist forthwith to avoid disciplinary actions.

“We will take immediate disciplinary action against all officers who are currently working with some state Governors to flagrantly defy the orders of the National Administrative Council and the Central Working Committee as it concerns the outcome of the State Delegates Conference.

“We warn all state council officers of the Congress who are in the habit of colluding with governors to cover their various atrocities against workers in their states to stop immediately or face severe sanctions. It is either they chose to serve workers and remain in office or become conduits for fleecing workers and leave. The choice is clear and it’s theirs.”

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