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NLC asks governors to pay salaries before May 29

29 April 2015, 13:36

Abuja - The Nigeria Labour Congress, has asked the state governors to pay outstanding salaries before the May 29 handover date, Punch reports.

Factional Deputy President of the NLC, Peters Adeyemi, said this at the ninth National Delegates Conference of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria in Abuja.

Adeyemi said workers had commenced the campaign to prevail on the outgoing governors to pay outstanding salaries before they leave on May 29.

Also read: 2 factions emerge, elect parallel officials of NLC in Edo

The National Administrative Council of the NLC had on March 19, 2015 set up a committee saddled with the responsibility of compelling state governments to pay over eight months salary arrears owed workers.

Last week, the Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, himself a former President of the NLC, had urged labour to unite and compel state governors owing workers’ salaries to pay before the May 29 handover date.

The congress had on December 31, 2014, said 11 states owed workers their salaries.

Read more at Punch

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