Workers Day: Approve New Pensions, 30% Consequential Adjustment Of Salary Before May 29, NLC Urges Bagudu
From Ayodele Ajoge, Birnin-KebbiThe Kebbi State chapter of the Nigeria labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to the out going Governor of the State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu to give approval for the harmonization of three increments of pensions which are 12%,15% and 33% agreed to at different times but not approved 29 days to his exit as Governor of the State.
The congress also demanded for the implementation of the 30% consequential adjustment occasioned by the approval of N30,000 minimum wage of April 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
While delivering his speech,, Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Kebbi State, Murtala Usman also urged the state government to Pay the gratuity of workers omitted in 2017 and 2018..
He pleaded with government to implement hazard allowance for the national association of Nigerian nurses and midwives, CONHESS, salary adjustment for lecturers in the state school of nursing and improve security of the health workers.
The state NLC also called for regularization of the acting appointments in the service of the state government such as that of Head of Service (HoS), Permanent Secretaries and others in Acting capacity for some time now .
It enjoined incoming administration in the state to improve on foundation of industrial harmony laid by the out going government.
In his response, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu said he has noted the demands of the union.
“I will also consider the regularization of the acting appointments in the state.” He promised.