Beneficiaries Resell Govt Land in States of Nigeria

Beneficiaries of  of land belonging to the three tiers of Government now  resell same for  profit purposes.

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These beneficiaries sell the affected land for between N10  million and N20  million, while civil servants grumble over this development.

According to investigations, the beneficiaries emerged, as a result of political patronage by the powers that be.

Civil servants all over the country are now expressing worries over  what becomes of  Government’ s housing scheme.

In his views, the Chairman of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria(ASCN), Comrade Andreww Emelieze, declared that Government was already exhibiting the behaviour of a prodigal son.

”Land belonging to Government are already for sale all over the country.. Why is Government  becoming prodigal ? So, on which land does Government to want  implement  the housing scheme ?

”It is very unfortunate that this is happening,  very soon they will start concessioning other Government  owned buildings, some have been sold out. Such wrongs should be corrected  before it is too late”, Comrade Emelieze warned.

 

 

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ONCE AGAIN ON EARNED ALLOWANCE: IN THE DEFENCE OF THE TRUTH.

By Comrade Alfred Jimoh, National Vice President, Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities(SSANU)Western zone

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Sometimes when I try to have a sober reflection on the Nigerian situation, I am tempted to say that, there is no hope for this country because of the level of insincerity, falsehood and selfishness prevalent in our society.

But because I believe that, there is a God in heaven who rules in the affairs of men, I manage to keep hope alive.

Almost everybody is blinded to the truth, justice, equity and fair play, by their unquenchable spirit of parochialism, self aggrandisement and inordinate ambitions.

It does not matter whether you are educated or illiterate, religious leader or infidel, academic or non academic.

In fact, it appeared as if the more educated or academic you are, the more you are bitten by these cancer of evils in the society.

It is usually a case of”…So long as I and mine are ok, I don’t care what befalls others”.

This is aptly captured in the Yoruba parlance which says “Bamubamu ni mo yo, emi o mo boya ebi npa enikan” -selfishness!

Such is the case of our friend from the Dept of Sociology, University of Ibadan, who put up a brilliant piece in his  article in the Punch newspaper, in the defense of his Union ASUU.

I was tempted to clap for him as I know many ASUU members and the less informed on the subject matter in the society must have been doing.

However, as an informed player in the matter in dispute, I could see through the veil of Tade and ASUU to know that, the driving force of this fellow and indeed majority of the new generation of ASUU members, is nothing but greed, selfishness, and over bloated ego.

His submission though brilliant, is full of half truth and in some case outright falsehood, but which we shall make subject of another day due to time and space here.

Tade, apparently is a floor member of ASUU who must have been induced by ASUU officers as well as the anxiety to lay his hands on the “filthy lucre” called Earned Academic Allowance”.

To him, it does not matter if nothing is allocated to the non teaching staff, after all they are “inferior beings mere supporting staff”. They cannot Earn it because it is “Earned”. What a pity?

As long as his Millions are paid into his account in this festive period. He is ok.

He never told the reading public the fact that, ASUU fraudulently and selfishly got the allocation being brandished about through the back door.
Maybe he didn’t know or he knows and pretend not to know.

He never told the public that, there was an allocation table addressed to the same Accountant General of the Federation on the same allocation titled “FORWARDING OF VERIFIED SUBMISSION FROM UNIVERSITIES ON EARNED ALLOWANCE, with Ref. No: ME/PSE/HE/1041B/C.1/Vol.1/11, dated 24th October, 2017 and signed by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny S.T Echono, fnia, in which ASUU UI was not allocated a dime and the non teaching staff of UI were allocated #814,069,220.82.

He also did not tell the public that, when that allocation came to UI, the non teaching staff (the so-called supporting staff) were circumspect to wait and seek clarification as to why their teaching colleagues were not allocated anything.

They didn’t push for the sharing of the money, sensing that something was not right, they exercised patience.

Even though the Bursar is a non teaching staff (though he is a Chattered Accountant) he did not urge or hurry the Vice Chancellor for the payment of the abnormal allocation. He was not blinded by greed and the knowledge of his own share of the allocation…

However, no sooner than ASUU, apparently though their agents in govt were able to get another allocation paper which obviously was hurriedly put on some obviously scanned or fraudulently procured letter headed paper, whose Coat of Arm is without the white horses, and the Reference number was wrongly quoted as 2016, (FD/OAGF/ADC/2016/220/1E/ /DF), which now allocated a whopping #1,626,117,386.20 to ASUU UI and a meagre #105,709,758.33 to the non teaching staff in UI, they started clamouring that, since the allocation came from Abuja, it must be paid immediately…
GREED, SELFISHNESS.

He did not also tell the public that, the report of the Committee set up by the FME to review claims on EA as submitted by the universities with the templates of the Unions was jettisoned due to ASUU pressure and claim that the 23b was its own “spoil of war” and should not be shared with any other group in the system.

Tade could not know, but I do know that, when ASUU took that position at its own conciliatory meeting, they were told that 23b for EA (whether EA or EAA) was what govt could afford as at then, in view of the health and situation of the Nigerian economy.

Except if what the Minister of Labour and Employment (Dr Chris Ngige) told us at the conciliatory meeting of the non teaching staff unions was not right.

Well, all said and done, it would be good to let the public know that the Non teaching staff of Nigerian Universities are not asking to be paid EAA, neither are we asking to be paid the salary of a Professor or Allowance of a Reader.

what we are simply  saying is…we have submitted our claims, which govt told us would be used to determined our fair share of the released 23b.

Dr Ngige did not and cannot tell us that he was going to negotiate 11% of the 23b for us with ASUU as Tade is trying to make Nigerians believe.

What we are saying is that, we are smelling “rotten rat” in this so-called distribution.

We challenge the ES NUC, PS FME, Minister of Education, Minister of L&E and the AGoF to publish the true submission of claims of the teaching and non teaching staff as well as the true report of the Committee put in place to review the submissions.

Conclusively, let me observe that, Nigerians are very worried that, the Nigerian education and health sectors are witnessing incessant strike action.

I make bold to say that, for as long as insincerity on the part of govt, continues, for as long as the govt continue to give undue advantage to the Medical Doctors and Teachers in these two sectors, even the often canvassed “No work no pay policy in our labour law will not stop the issue of strike in these two very important sectors of our economy.

Because govt can not violate Agreement it freely signed and still turn around to apply ” No Work no Pay when workers go on strike for such violation of Agreement.

The govt would have no moral right to do that, as it would be against the principle of collective bargaining.

WAY FORWARD: It is not the rationalization of falsehood and threats currently going trending in ASUU and govt circle,  but the application of Justice, equity and fair play.

Give us our fair share in this 23b, or release our own 30b….chikena! No Turenchi.

Workers Contribute Money to Pay For Electricity Bills At State Offices of the Federal Secretariat-Labour Leader

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As the Federal Government commences recruitment into the Federal civil service, senior civil servants in the country  have  expressed reservations over  the back log  of arrears of allowances owed them and the   poor working environment in the state offices of the Federal Secretariat.

The workers spoke through  the Chairman, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria(ASCSN), Oyo state branch, Comrade Andrew Emelieze, in a chat with Federationews2day.

”Out of the N33 billion the Presidency directed the Ministry of Finance to set aside for the payment of these allowances, only N10 billion has so far been released. Workers are not happy, they are disillusioned. The monetization policy has negatively affected workers. With the current tax regime, workers are left with almost nothing There are no more cleaners, security staff, drivers and clericl staff in service. Workers contribute money to hire private security guards, workers also contribute money to hire sweepers and those who will the clean the toilets in state offices of the Federal Secretariat. Workers also contribute money to pay for electricity bills. As a matter of fact most offices are now in perpetual darkness, as a result of the inability of workers to contribute money to offset the mounting debts for electricity consumed”.

”Workers take home pay is too small, considering the economic realities today. There has been no harmonization of workers’ pay. Workers of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC)  and the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) are receiving 10 times what those in the Ministries are receiving. Workers are been owed a backlog of arrears of allowances, up to 12 months. But since the inception of this administration, it has been promises upon promises”

”Visit state  offices of the Federal Secretariat, ther are no rest rooms, first Aid and ambulances for emergencies. Workers have been rendered redundant as a result of the environment which is not conducive. The Federal Government should take urgent steps to address this ugly situation, to prevent the collapse of the administrative structure of governance in Nigeria”, Comrade Emelieze warned.

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OYO WORKERS  URGED TO PRAY FOR STATE GOVERNOR TO FULFILL PROMISE

As Nigerians continue to suggest that the Kaduna state Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai relieved over 20, 000 Teachers of their appointments, to create openings for political loyalists, workers have been called upon to be conscious of the sinister intentions of  the state Governors.

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This call was made by the Chairman of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria(ASCSN)Oyo state branch, Comrade Andrew Emelieze, in a chat with Federationews2day.

”Something must be wrong with the Kaduna state Governor. Over 20,00o Teachers were sacked in a day ? Something must be wrong with him. The state Governor have anti-workers intentions. Workers must be conscious, workers’ unions must be at alert. The motive is to replace the workers with party loyalists”.

”But the normal step to take is to train and retrain the Teachers, who failed the competency tests and not to sack them. Coming at a time when several months of salaries are being owed workers all over the states, something is wrong. Government and governance is failing and therefore competency tests should be conducted for all the state Governors”, Comrade Emelieze opined.

Similarly, workers in Oyo state have been advised to pray ceaselessly to enable  the state Governor fulfill his promise of putting smiles on their faces before the Christmas celebrations.

This advise was given by the Chairman of the state Council of the Medical and Health Workers  Union of Nigeria(MHWUN)Comrade (Rev)Ademola Babalola.

”He is  the Governor been the at the helm of affairs in the state. We should pray the he will be able to fulfill his promise, it is easier said than done. Workers will be so glad if the Governor is able to pay the arrears. He who makes others to be happy, will als be happy”Comrade Babalola concluded.

Drug Distribution, Health Insurance and The Ambitious Quack

Nigerians have for long contended  with the problems associated with the pharmaceutical drug distribution network and the increasing presence of quacks in the health sector.

Indeed, unauthorized persons prescribe, dispense and handle medicines in open markets, major roads, street corners and bus-stops.

These persons have now occupied leadership roles in drug distribution, mainly for their personal interests, to the detriment of millions of Nigerians, who patronize them.

Sadly, Government is yet to come to terms with the visible dangers that abound  in the unstructured  distribution channels, while relevant regulatory  agencies are handicapped when  it involves the implementation of the provision of the laws on drugs.  It is a known fact that quackery  cuts across all professions including journalism.

Presently, jobless Nigerians in various fields, Secondary school leavers and in some cases drop outs are engaged by phony health insurance companies to propagate their objectives for ridiculous fees. They deliver health talks at Government owned Primary Health Care centres, clinics, Maternity and nursing homes among others.

This, they do in conjunction with the operators of the unstructured distribution channels.

Advertisements outlining vacancies for various positions in health insurance dot the nooks  and crannies  of the country.  These organizations, on recruiting new staff introduce them  to the nitty gritty of the business, with claims that they are working in conjunction with the World Bank Organization.

A sizable number of state Governments are behind these quacks.

Of note, is that the salient provisions of the 2005 National Drug Policy makes dispensing , sales and display of drugs, the exclusive  professional privileges and rights of Pharmacists in Nigeria.

In  the guise of providing enlightenment on health  insurance, a group of quacks from a phony health  insurance company, delivered a health talk  on the celebration of the 2017 World Teachers Day celebration, organized by  Oyo state council of the Nigeria  Union of Teachers(NUT) at the Teachers House, Oluyole estate, Ibadan, Nigeria.

After the health talk, the quacks charged a token of N50.00  per Teacher, to carry out medical examination. This trend is not only disturbing but worrisome.

Sadly, quacks have taken advantage of the loop holes in the health sector to make money, while educated citizens are now their preys. Very ridiculous.

 

Management Should Treat Workers Equally- UI Non-Academic Staff

Non Academic Staff at the University of Ibadan have called on the management of the University to be liberal int its dealings with the different category of workers, when it involves meeting workers’ demands.

The workers, speaking incognito to Federationews2day,  lamented that the recently released funds for the payment of the arrears of earned allowances tilted in favour of the Academic staff of the institution.

”University management should treat us equally, when it comes to payment of arrears of allowances, a category of staff should not be given preference, it creates bad blood and acrimony”, they stated.

They also urged the university management to expedite action  on their other  demands, while stressing that workers were facing great difficulties meeting their financial obligations.

In a chat with this medium, the Chairman of the Non Academic staff  of Universities(NASU) in the institution, Comrade Oluwasegun Arojo appealed to the workers to be patient and place their trust in God.

”I must tell you that human beings are insatiable and human beings need something every now and then.  We need virtually everything, but the fact is that we can’t get all of it. But we are thankful to God, God has been faithful to us, many of our colleagues have passed on. For the fact that we are still alive, we must be grateful to God.”.

”We agitated for so many things, some came, some are yet to come. We are not really giving up, we believe the remaining demands will still come. So, I want our members to  put their trust in  God and believe God. I still want to assure them that whatever we are expecting, will surely come, they shoud be patient for our demands to be met”, Comrade Arojo concluded.

Appoint An Health Worker As Minister For Peace To Reign In Health Sector-National President NUAHP

Health workers in Nigeria blame the reluctance of the Federal Government to meet their demands on the dominant status of Medical Doctors in the Federal Ministry of  Health. In this interview with Federationews2day, the National President of the Nigeria Union of Allied  Health Professionals, who also doubles as the  Vice Chairman of the Joint Health Sector Union(JOHESU),Comrade(Dr) Ogbonna Obinna Chimela says this has been the major challenge for health  workers in Nigeria. Excerpts :

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How has it been for your union in the past two and half years ?

If something is reoccurring and you are using the same method in solving the same problem and expecting a different answer, then you are just deceiving yourself. So far so good, we have not  had it any good with the Federal Ministry of Health. And we have noticed and it seems to us that the  drivers of the system are predominantly form one  professional group alone, that has not allowed for justice, equity and fairness to take place, in the demands that we are making, because the Minister of Health is a Medical Practitioner, the Minister of state of Health is also a Medical Practitioner, then when policies and decisions are to be taken, most of the time , they don’t look favorably to our own direction.  And that is why we have been having this running battle, it has been on severally, because our demands are not judiciously met, so what we look at as a solution to this, number one, we would want to suggest, maybe in the next dispensation or when the President wants to embark on cabinet reshuffle, in order for peace to reign in the health sector, if the senior Minister is a Medical   Practitioner, the Minister for state, should be from the Allied  Health Profession or from the JOHESU caucus and vice versa, so, it will allow for balancing, it will allow for all inclusive  policy generation and administration. Nobody will be crying foul, because  we know that all of us are in the team, our views would be represented in the planning and execution of the policies.

How would you assess the performance  of the Minster of Health, viz – a viz you demands ?

Really, if we want to score him, viz-a viz, our demands, he has  not performed  well,   because all the issues we’ve being taking to the Government through him, have not been really  looked into, pragmatically, some of the demands are met  haphazardly and not holistically and not total, some of them are half way done,  some are not  even met at all. For instance , the issue of promotion of our members, we have had cause  to tell the Ministry that whenever they conduct  promotions, promotion is an elevation  from an existing cadre or position to a higher one, for instance, someone who is on CONHESS 11, who is promoted to CONHESS 12, they would say that they have conducted promotion interview and that the person has passed, and when they would bring out  promotion letter, they would still place that person  on CONHESS  11, is that promotion ? That is not promotion. And there are other issues that have to do with the headship of Departments, in our various clinical areas, we  still see some other  professionals, like the Pathologists, who are full time employees of the Federal Ministry of Education,  they are in the University, they are just on part-time appointment in hospitals, they still bring them and make them Heads of  Departments of the Clinical areas, when we  have competent and qualified professionals there, as permanent staff. Is that correct ?  So, these are some of the  things that we’ve been presenting to the Government and we are expecting them to implement accordingly. But up till this moment, some of these things have not been implemented. And when you see  us go on strike, strike is a means of calling the Government attention to a prevailing obnoxious situation. When they call us for dialogue, they will agree with us,they would say, we would do this and this, suspend your strike, after a period of time we would settle this matter. But when that time lapses, what do we expect ?  There would be another agitation, the strike would resume again. For instance, the strike that was just suspended a few weeks ago,  the  agreement is that within five weeks, especially one issue that cuts across, the adjustment of CONHESS salary, the way it  was done for Medical Practitioners on CONMESS, should have been done and completed and approved and got from Mr. President. By next tomorrow been Thursday(2nd November) we would have clocked five weeks, we have not got any update. The union leaders would now group to begin agitation, who has failed ? Government of course. Through who ? Through the Federal Ministry of Health, Through who ? Through  the leader, who is the Minster of Health. So, by the time we want to score him, if he has not met our  demands, I think perhaps, we will say that he has failed. It is when he meets our demands and makes us happy, we will give him pass mark, but if he does not meet our demands, he has  failed. So we are calling on him, personally, as an individual, he is an achiever, but we want him to bring that achievement to bear in this matter, it is when has done this, to our own benefit, then we will call him an achiever, if not, he has failed. I pray that he will succeed by meeting our demands.

The Government has said that it would begin the implementation of the  rule ‘No Work, No Pay’, what is your reaction to this ?

It is with mixed feelings we receive this, number one there are procedures, according to the Trade Dispute Act, if you look at part 6, sub-section 41 of it, there are procedural ways of calling a strike, before  we  embark on any strike action, we should give the Government 15 days to look at our demands and now fashion out solutions or methods on how to handle or solve the problem.  If  we  are law abiding and we follow due process, and give Government 15 days to meet  our demands and aspirations,  and within that 15 days Government  fails, and mind you, there is also a provision of the law, the labour law,, that gives us  backing, to show our grievances by withdrawing our services, through strike action. So, if Government is now coming out bold to say, if we go on strike, they will implement ‘No Work, No Pay’, I think they don’t have the right, because they are culprits in the matter, because if they have done their own part, would there be strike ? It is the court that should adjudicate over the matter to know who is right or wrong. Whether the Government is right, let the ‘No Work, No Pay’ take its course, but if the Government is wrong, then we should not be  cowed, by saying that they would implement ‘No Work, No Pay’, that means they want to take us into slavery. There is Fundamental Human Rights in the Nigerian constitution. We have our have our  Fundamental Human Rights to pursue our legal obligations. Number two, there is the Freedom of Information Act, should we not talk ?  They want to cow us, it is against the  law, we will not accept that. It is against our Fundamental Human Rights. If the Government is serious about this matter, it should go to court, we will  go to court. Let the court be  the  final arbiter in this matter. You cannot be a Judge in your own case. We are calling on the Generality of Nigerians that they should stop the Government from taking this action, because if they do it, they will aggravate the situation. We are going to continue with strike action, until this obnoxious rule, they want to bring in, is quashed. We are not in a Banana Republic, we are in a Democratic setting, they must be ready to listen to us, no draconian laws, we are not slaves, we are rightful owners of this  country together. So, that is our position.

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Govt. Should Release Paris Club Refunds Only If It would Be Used To Offset Salary Arrears- Labour Leader

The Federal Government has been called upon to release 50 per cent of the remainder of the Paris Club Refund to State Governors on the condition that same would be used to pay the salary arrears of workers.

This was call was made by the immediate past Chairman of  Trade Union Congress(TUC), who is also the state Chairman, who is also

the state Chairman of the Association of Senior Civil Servants((ASCN), Comrade Andrew Emelieze, in a chat with Federationews2day.

‘’The state Governors’ demands are right, they are making legitimate demands and the Federal Government has no option but to concede. When this balance is given to the states, the workers welfare to some extent should be met, because part of the money will also be used to offset their salary arrears, pensions and gratuities ’’.

‘’The Federal Government should insist that it should be used strictly to offset workers’ salary arrears, gratuities and pensions, the rest can be used for infrastructural development. So, the Federal Government should not hesitate to release the money, with a proviso, that since the states are owing workers, salaries, they should forget any other project and clear the salary arrears of the workers, pensions and gratuities, because as it is now, the situation is alarming, in Oyo state, where we are now, the state Government is owing over N52 billion, in terms of gratuities and pension arrears. All these arrears should be a priority, they should clear the arrears and whatever that is left should be used for infrastructure’’, Comrade Emelieze concluded.

 

If Govt. Enforces ”No work No Pay” Clause, Nigeria Will Become A Slave Labour Camp-SSANU

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities(SSANU) has warned that if the Federal Government  goes ahead to enforce the ‘No work No Pay’ clause in the labour law, the country will become a slave labour camp.

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SSANU  GAVE this warning in a chat with Federationews2day, through its National Vice President, Western zone, Comrade Alfred Jimoh.

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”If there is a tripartite agreement, it is binding on all sides, so Government will now provoke and push workers to go on strike, only to rely on ”No work, No Pay”, so if ”No work No Pay”, is applied in Nigeria, then labour would be threatened and labour would not be able to agitate for workers’ rights any longer. And after this, we are going to have a very bad slave labour camp, where you are just asked to continue to labour, whether they trample on your rights  or not, whether they give you your salaries or not, you cannot go on strike, because if you go on strike Government will not pay you”.

”This kind of policy will work in climes where people have respect for collective bargaining. It  works in some other countries, because those countries don’t trample on the rights of their workers, they will respect  Collective Bargaining(CBAs)entered into  with the workers and these workers will have very rare occasions to go on strike. And when they go on strike, before you count two, three days, they resolve the matter and the workers will return to work”.

”My position is that such policies cannot work in Nigeria, if Government wants  to ensure that it works, they must also fulfill their own part of the agreement of what is in the law”, Comrade Jimoh stated.

SSANU also declared  that the Federal Government has no moral justification to enforce the ”NO work, No Pay”, clause in the labour law.

”If you as a Government signed an agreement in 2009, and this is 2017 and you have not consummate the contents of this agreement, and workers have written severally, have threatened strike severally and you did not do anything on it, in 2017, that is eight years after that agreement was signed and workers now embark on strike as the last resort, the question that people should ask this government, is that will  the Government have the  moral right, to now apply ”No work, No Pay” for such workers”.

”That the Government  does not have the moral right, moral justification, to say it would now begin to implement, ”No work, No Pay”, it would not work in Nigeria. Yes, we know the Government wields all the powers, but we will challenge them, we will challenge Government, because on so many occasions, Government bring policies to bear and because those policies go unchallenged, Government goes freely on it, it is not everything that Government pronounces  that will become law, even the laws that are made we will challenge the proprietary in the court of law. Then the court will now say this is what this law means. For me, I think that ”No work, No Pay”, can only work, where Government has  respect for the sanctity of Collective Bargaining Agreements(CBAs)”, Comrade Jimoh concluded.

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No Work No Pay :The Lives of Workers and Their Dependents In Danger-Founder Shafaudeen Worldwide

As Nigerians continue to express displeasure  over the Federal Government’s  decision to enforce the ‘No Work No Pay’ rule, when workers embark on industrial action, the Founder and Spiritual Head of Shafaudeen world wide, Prof. Sabitu Olagoke , in this interview with Federationews2day, advises the Federal Government to, in the first instance, clear the backlog of salary arrears, gratuities and pensions, owed workers, before it introduces a policy that is not worker friendly. Excerpts :

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What is your reaction to the Federal Government’s decision to enforce the ”No Work No Pay Rule, when workers go on strike ?

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The International Labour Organization(ILO)2007 states that workers’ agitation is expected, when they are not paid within  the stipulated time, they are due for payment.  If we are to go by the ILO law, which is universal and applies to workers all over the world, of which Nigeria should not be an exception, one will derisively rethink Government’s proclamation of ‘No Work No Pay’, in this period, when workers in Nigeria are owed  more than eight months salaries and pensioners are yet to receive their gratuities in several states, as well as pensions. It is high time, we advise the Federal Government not to be unnecessarily rhetorical on issue concerning the rights of Nigerian workers, most especially when ti comes to the issue of mounting agitations to press home their demands, which takes the form of prompt payment of salaries, facility update of their working environment,  and the need for Government to create an enabling and conducive  environment to work, enhanced productivity and higher efficiency. When the yearnings of workers are not attended to, the lives  of workers and their dependents are in danger, medical danger, safety danger, security danger and comfort-ability danger. This is because  their dependents rest solely on the  meagre amount or token received by Nigerian workers, for sustenance.

One should therefor, naturally expect, that workers through their labour unions should agitate for their rights, because without been paid as and when due, rights of accessibility to materials that will sustain them are trampled upon. It is unfortunate that in Nigeria we over politicize issue to the extent that the right to good living is been slashed into triviality, with the attendant death toll and lack of credible development, expected from  Government. For example, when you go out  to vote, you voted for those who will hold  i the peoples’ mandate, for anybody who comes out victorious, through these votes, into positions of power, the expectations of the people, of the voters, is that those people in power, will be able to render stewardship and service which will transform into, provision of basic amenities and promotion of functional infrastructure, which in the Nigerian context is lacking. I will advise Government to be proactive on the issue of productivity and efficiency of workers through prompt payment of their dues including those that have  served this nation during their prime ages, to the level of getting into retirement. It is only by this, that we can graciously roll out some rules of law, like ‘No Work No Pay’, based on truancy, sabotage and even what we can term  as rebellious intentions.

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