NLC Calls For Renewed Commitment In War Against Terrorism

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The Nigeria Labour Congress NLC has called for a renewed commitment in the war against terrorism, banditry, kidnapping and others vices in the country.

The Nigerian Labour Congress President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, made the call at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Thursday in Abuja.

Wabba said that the incessant increase in the current state of insecurity in the country had become very worrisome.

He said that going forward, the NLC would revisit the resolutions of the last Delegates Conference that called for strong proactive steps by Congress to promote the security of lives and property particularly those of workers and their families.

He also noted that the Nigerian economy had continued to go through the challenge imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic as a result global lockdown of economic and social activities.

The NLC president also noted that there were some states that were yet to implement the National Minimum Wage of N30, 000, signed into law since April 18, 2019.

He urged all state councilyet to reach a negotiated agreement on consequential salary increases of the new national minimum wage of 30,000 to do so as workers were not going to wait forever.

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