NLC wants 16-yr Borno embargo on employment lifted

Match pasts of various professional bodies during the commemoration of 2012 Workers’ Day celebration organized by the Lagos State Council of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) with the theme, “Right to work, Food and Education Panacea to Security” held at Onikan Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

Workers on the march on May Day

Workers on the march on May Day
Workers on the march on May Day

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Borno chapter, on Friday called for the immediate lifting of the 16 years embargo on employment in the State.

The Vice Chairman of the congress, Alhaji Bulama Abiso, made the appeal during the 5th Quadrennial Delegates Conference of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria in Maiduguri.

Abiso said government should give priority attention to employment.

He stressed the need to revive the dormant shoe factory, soda ash plant, wire and nail industry and the Borno State Fertiliser Company.

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He said the industries, when revived, would generate more revenue and employment for the state.

Abiso also appealed to government to ensure the full implementation of N18,000 monthly minimum wage especially to local government teachers who are yet to benefit from it.

He urged government to also provide houses to its civil servants to ameliorate their suffering.

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