NLC rejects Akwa Ibom governor’s New Year gift

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Akwa Ibom has rejected a cow gift for Christmas and New Year given to them by Gov. Udom Emmanuel.

The state Chairman of NLC, Etim Ukpong, explained on Friday in Uyo that the rejection was the unanimous decision of the congress at their state executive meeting.

Mr. Ukpong said it was not proper for the state government to give them cow gift after much persuasion on the government.

He said the state congress’ decision was also to preserve the sanctity of the union and its constitution.

“Comrade, we must stand firm on the decision we collectively took yesterday and be bold to ask why NLC have to beg virtually for everything in the state.

“Workers condemn in strong term the lack of concern by the state government toward the issues concerning Nigeria Labour Congress,” Mr. Ukpong said.

The labour leader urged the state government to be more responsible towards the labour union.

He said the labour union would continue to maintain its integrity and focus on the welfare of its members in the state.

Mr. Ukpong accused the governor of creating division in the NLC by using certain greedy members of the union to achieve his aim and boycott workers’ rights and agitation.

The state government was yet to react to the development.

(NAN)


DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD:Discover!!New Solution Helps Men Get Bigger Penis size!!To 7inch without Side Effect and Last 25minutes in bed During Sex Click Here To Read...


TEXT AD:WARNING TO MEN: These 3 Foods are Killing Your Erection. Click Here to Know Them...


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.


  • westman

    Be yourself and make legitimate cash for yourself.
    While some are being scammed because of false promise of 1000% return in 20 minutes. We are making cool cash in Ultimate cycler. Our Group is acclaimed the best Ultimate Cycler group in Nigeria. I registered 5days ago and I just got paid 50k today. Ultimate cycler is tested,tried and trusted. Register with our group today and make cool cash. Whatsapp +2348063667191

  • thusspokez

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Akwa Ibom has rejected a cow gift for Christmas and New Year given to them by Gov. Udom Emmanuel

    Udom Emmanuel probably believes that wearing suit and tie with a matching red handkerchief in jacket pocket makes him civilised. No it doesn’t! Only nincompoops with primitive mindset would give cow as gift to an organisation. Nigeria, I despair. The peoples seem to be retrogressing to the primitive age of yore.