Sokoto Workers Urge Government to Fulfill Promises

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Comrade Abdullahi Jungle, Chairman of the Sokoto State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has made a fervent appeal to the government for the prompt implementation of wage awards for state civil servants.

Speaking to journalists following the participation in a nationwide protest organized by the union’s national secretariat, Jungle emphasized the urgent need for the distribution of palliatives to alleviate the hardships faced by workers.

The rally, originating from the union’s state secretariat, traversed Miyetti Allah roundabout to the government house before concluding at the secretariat.

Jungle also implored the Federal Government to take decisive action to halt the further devaluation of the naira, which he identified as a primary factor contributing to the prevailing economic challenges in the nation.

Notably, the national protest saw participation from various sectors, including the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Nigerian Union of Journalists, and Medical and health workers practitioners, demonstrating widespread solidarity among labor groups.

The call for the fulfillment of promises underscores the pressing concerns of workers, highlighting the importance of governmental responsiveness in addressing their welfare needs. As workers unite in their demands, the message resonates across diverse sectors, emphasizing the necessity for concerted efforts to safeguard workers’ rights and improve their living standards.


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