SUNDAY ODE, ABUJA
Out- going Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole said Monday in Abuja that he would not lose his sleep over thought of being betrayed by his successor, Godwin Obaseki, when he leaves office next month because he has no personal interest to protect.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC have thrown their weight behind the candidacy of Mr Godwin Obaseki, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The National Economic Council, which comprises Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and 36 state governors, has endorsed plans by the Federal Government to sell some national assets as part of efforts to address the current economic recession in the country.
Former and present Group Managing Directors of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have expressed fears that the current pump price of N145 per litre is no longer feasible.
The Nigeria Labour Congress criticised the Federal Government for adopting measures inimical to workers’ welfare to address the current economic recession in the country.
The NLC’s President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, said this during the 14th NLC’s Rain School with the theme, ‘The Labour Movement and an Alternative Development Strategy,’ in Uyo on Monday.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has insisted that the three-day working policy crafted by the state government for civil servants in the state stands.
The confirmation came barely few days after the Nigeria Labour Congress in the state protested against the policy and other ills by the state government.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, Anambra state chapter, on Tuesday said it is laughable that the country’s minimum wage could no longer buy a bag of rice.