Nigerian Labour congress advices federal government to protect jobs


The Nigeria Labour Congress has urged the Federal Government to prioritise job preservation, income recovery and the creation of new jobs as Nigeria battle the spread of coronavirus.

President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, said this in an Easter Celebration message to workers on Sunday.

Wabba noted that the pandemic must now reawaken the government to focus on an efficient, resilient and inclusive health and education systems.

He urged workers to follow all the directives of government geared towards containing the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The NLC president also urged workers to use the period to show love, urging the rich to help the poor, the homeless, the hungry, the widows, the unemployed, the distraught and distressed in their troubles.