Sen. Tinubu Congratulate Workers

Lawmaker representating Lagos Central at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has urged workers to be hopeful of improved welfare and adequate protection against industrial hazards.

Senator Tinubu stated this in a press release felicitating with Nigerian workers  as they mark National Workers Day.

Her words: “Nigerian workers have formed a formidable force in the growth of our nation with their commitment to duty. I salute the courage and appreciate the immense contributions  they have made. And as  Nigerian Workers  mark the workers day they must be proud of their contributions.”

She stressed that Nigeria as a nation must continue to  acknowledge and celebrate the selfless service and the  overall  contributions of workersto the development of Nigeria.

“As the nation shares and rejoices with you for the hard work, patience and patriotism on May 1st of every year, It is my resolve as member of the 7th Senate and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Employment, Labour and Productivity to work to  ensure that the Nigerian Worker is adequately remunerated and his welfare maintained. I will continue to advocate  for adequate protection of the Nigerian Worker against industrial hazards.

“In spite the of threats and dangers workers face in the discharge of their national duties and the erroneous security challenges that has crippled our economy over the years due to bad leadership, our workers have remained dedicated and undaunted to the position of government and senate.

“As we celebrate, I congratulate Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), they deserve  commendation for uniting and giving a sense of direction to Nigerian Workers . indeed,the labour of our heroes  past has been uplifted.

“The 7th Senate had passed into law legislations intended to encourage, protect and improve the welfare of workers as well as sustaining the standard of the workers such as, national Minimum Wage Act and the Nigerian Workers Safety Bills were among the legislations,” Tinubu said.

Ibrahim Olalekan is a media writer and specialist. His enormous task as journalist has earned him media space in some leading online newspapers. Aside being a seasoned journalist, Olalekan has keen interest in advocacy, rural development and politics. Olalekan is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos, and can be reach via: ibrahimolalekan001@yahoo.com or +2348101988313 and @lekanpaul

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