NAAT urges FG to prioritise security, workers’ welfare



The National President of National Association of Technologists (NAAT) has urged the to give priority to welfare of workers as well as the rising in the country.

NAAT President Comrade Ibeji Nwokoma in his May Day message to the workers said this year celebration is very important to Nigerian workers as this reflects on their welfare and safety of workers as the nation is facing the worst situations in its history.

While congratulating workers, especially NAAT members nationwide on the occasion of this year May Day celebration, it also used the occasion to call on Ekiti state Dr. Kayode Fayemi to intervene in the crisis rocking Ekiti State University (EKSU) by addressing the issues of salaries and allowances as well as the statutory deductions of workers, saying they must be paid without further delay.

He called on “to prioritise the welfare of workers as the greatest asset a Nation could have is her workforce. He charged the to fulfill the promise of paying the National Minimum Wage Arrears of his members as well as streamlining the allowances of NAAT members to their salaries.”

Nwokoma also called on to take full audit of the state of university Laboratories in Nigeria and take urgent steps to address the deplorable state and improve the working conditions of his members.

The NAAT boss also urged workers to be “mindful of the ravaging pandemic that has damaged the world economy, especially Nigeria.”

Nwokoma decried the rate of insecurity in the country today and “condemned incessant kidnapping and of students as well as Staff in our Tertiary institutions.

“The case of Greenfield University is one of the many sorry situations in the country today. He therefore called on to put machineries in motion to ensure the release of those still in captivity.”

He urged the to deploy technology and task the forces to put an end to this ugly situations in the country, saying Nigeria’s sovereignty is seriously under threat.

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