"Rest Assured": Tinubu Pledges Improved Welfare, Working Conditions on May Day

"Rest Assured": Tinubu Pledges Improved Welfare, Working Conditions on May Day

  • President Tinubu has wished all Nigerian members of the workforce a happy Workers' Day, noting their immense impact on national development
  • Tinubu assures that he will ensure that the workers get fairly paid commensurate with the effort they are exerting for the nation
  • He promised to improve working conditions to make the environment comfortable for the proletarians

Abuja, Nigeria - President Bola Tinubu has extended warm felicitations to Nigerian workers on the occasion of Workers' Day, celebrated annually on May 1st.

In a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu lauded the nation's workforce for their unwavering dedication, tireless efforts, and unrelenting commitment to the country's progress and development.

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Tinubu promises to revolutionise the payment architecture for workers, promising fair wages for workers Images: X/@ABAT
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The statement was made public by the Special Assistant to President Bola Tinubu on Social Media, Dada Olusegun, on his official X handle on Wednesday, May 1.

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The President acknowledged the invaluable contributions of workers across various sectors, including clerical officers, security personnel, teachers, doctors, and all others who keep the nation's engine running.

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Ngelale said:

"President Tinubu celebrates Nigerian workers across all spheres - from the clerical officer who ensures the proper documentation and distribution of correspondence; the security officer who remains ever dutiful through all seasons; the teacher who secures the future of our nation by imparting knowledge to the next generation; the doctor who works relentlessly to save precious lives, and to all Nigerian workers who keep the candle aflame."

He emphasised his administration's commitment to enhancing the welfare of workers, highlighting initiatives such as the wage award and the forthcoming minimum wage review.

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President Tinubu reiterated his belief in the principle of fair compensation, stating that a labourer deserves not just any reward but fair and commensurate wages.

He assured workers of his dedication to improving their working conditions and providing the necessary tools for success.

As Nigeria celebrates Workers' Day, President Tinubu's message serves as a testament to the importance of recognising the nation's workforce.

Tinubu approves new minimum wage

Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Nigerian president, Bola Tinubu, has approved the implementation of the new minimum wage.

Tinubu said that though the paper works are yet to be completed, the payment will take effect today, Wednesday May 1, which coincides with the national Worker's Day.

This development was disclosed by Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, the minister of state for labour, on Wednesday, May 1, during her address to the Nigerian workers on the May Day celebration in Abuja.

Source: Legit.ng

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