Maiduguri - The Nigeria Labour Council
(NLC) Borno chapter, on Friday called for the immediate lifting of the 16 years
embargo on employment in the State.
The Vice Chairman of the congress, Alhaji Bulama Abiso, made
the appeal during the 5th Quadrennial Delegates Conference of the Medical and
Health Workers Union of Nigeria in Maiduguri.
Abiso said government should give priority attention to
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He stressed the need to revive dormant shoe factory, soda
ash plant, wire and nail industry and the Borno State Fertiliser Company.
He said the industries, when revived, would generate more
revenue and employment for the state.
Abiso also appealed to government to ensure the full
implementation of N18,000 month minimum wage especially to local government
teachers who are yet to benefit from it.
He urged government to also provide houses to its civil
servants to ameliorate their suffering.