Monday, May 20, 2024

NLC gives Niger Govt 24 hours to refund deductions from salaries


The organised labour in Niger State has given the federal government 24 hours to begin the refund of monies deducted from civil servants for Contributory Well being Care Scheme or face industrial motion that will floor the state indefinitely.

The state chairman of, Comrade Idris Lafene, gave the ultimatum throughout a low-key celebration of the 2024 Worldwide Staff Day in Minna.

The occasion held at Justice Legbo Kutigi Worldwide Centre as a substitute of the standard 123 Quarters parade floor.

The Contributory Well being Care Scheme was launched by the fast previous governor of the state, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bell, the place two % of civil servants wage was being deducted.

In response to Lafeni: “We awoke immediately with studies from a few of our members that NICARE has began deducting their cash. This was not the settlement we had with the Niger State Authorities. ”

” We’re calling on the state authorities to refund our monies in addition to carry people who masterminded such unlawful deductions to e-book or the programme won’t ever see the sunshine of the day. ”

Niger State Governor Mohammed Umar Bago who was represented by the Head Of Service Abubakar Salihu in his remarks instructed the NLC members that the state authorities will take applicable motion on the problem.

Salihu then gave the organised labour the sum of N5 million to the 25 LGs in Niger State to ameliorate the difficulties in transportation occasioned by gasoline shortage .

Additionally talking the Speaker of the Niger State Home of Meeting, Abdulmalik Sarkindaji, assured the employees of the state authorities’s readiness to enhance and improve their welfare whereas asserting a donation of N2.5 million to help their transportation.

Moreover, in a paper titled “Individuals’s First,” the chairman of Commerce Union Congress, TUC, in Niger State, Ibrahim Gana, defined that society makes progress if authorities accord precedence to the wellbeing of its residents in its coverage and resolution making.

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