Non-Payment Of Salary: NLC Cancels May Day Celebration In Kogi
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Kogi has canceled the celebration
of this year’s May Day in the state in protest over the non-payment of
workers’ salaries and monthly pensions of retirees.In a statement
released on Sunday in Lokoja, (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC)
said the decision was taken in solidarity with the affected workers and
The statement was jointly signed by the state
Chairman of the NLC, Mr Onu Edoka and his TUC counterpart, Mr Ranti Ojo.
According to unions, the non-payment of salary to a large number of
workers and pensioners over the past 14 months has destroyed the civil
service and the workforce of the state.