The Chairman, Bauchi Recount Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Danjuma Saleh, on Wednesday stated the failure of the utter executive to pay the gratuities of retired employees within the utter has been giving the leadership of organised labour sleepless nights.
Comrade Saleh stated this whereas addressing a press briefing at the Press Centre of the Bauchi Recount Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Bauchi on the suspension of the earlier deliberate nationwide enlighten in opposition to the elimination of fuel subsidy by the Federal Govt.
The failure of the utter executive to pay outstanding gratuities of affected retirees, in accordance to the NLC chairman, had subjected them to untold hardship.
He then known as on the utter governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed to urgently decide steps with a query to settling your entire retirees’ gratuities in define to bring an live to their sufferings.
Saleh also appealed to the utter executive to straight, with out to any extent further delays, address the pending tell of consequential adjustment of salary of officers on Grade Stage 07 and above.
In conserving with the labour chief, “There will likely be the tell of unheard of promotions and non-implementation of promotions and annual increment which has been persisting, the urgent conclusion of this subject will further enhance the morale of employees for increased productiveness.”
Speaking on the suspended deliberate enlighten over the proposed fuel subsidy elimination, Comrade Saleh stated that the Federal Govt made up our minds to enhance the implementation of subsidy at the time the organised labour turned into as soon as at the final lap of its preparations for the nationwide enlighten.
He stated in accordance to the executive’s decision, the National Executive Council (NEC) of the NLC met and made up our minds to suspend labour’s deliberate nationwide enlighten.
“I’m blissful to file that, the Federal Govt has now viewed clearly the handwriting on the walls and has made up our minds to assist down on the proposed enlarge at the eve of our final preparations and pleaded with the leadership of the organised labour to shelve the premise of the enlighten.
“The National Executive Council of the congress met and discussed the tell totally, having got assurances and pleas from the Federal Govt and the National Assembly and on account of consultations, the NEC-in-session agreed to name off the enlighten,” Comrade Saleh disclosed.