- Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has called for an economic and political space to ensure the Nigerian workforce can thrive and achieve its full expression
- The national APC leaders made the call in a statement marking Workers’ Day, saying all workers have a role to play in the country’s progress
- Tunubu also called for the timely and full payment of pensions owed to older and retired workers across the country
FCT, Abuja – All Progressives Congress ( APC) national Head of State Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has urged Nigerians to work together in harmony to create a better country for themselves and future generations.
The message from the former Lagos governor should Mark day on the occasion of workers day 202 2.
In a statement from his media office commemorating the day, Tinubu also urged everyone to do what is necessary to pave and build the path for the Nigerian worker to ease .
“Let us devote this day and ourselves to the fair and unimpeachable statement that every worker is entitled to a fair wage, representing the value of their work and effort.
”Work is the backbone of a nation. Our nation’s workers are society’s unsung heroes every day. The work they have done is helping define our nation. The goods and services their efforts produce are the foundation of our collective well-being.
”Today I join all Nigerians in celebrating the hard work and productivity of Nigerian workers across the country. Without them there is no production, no progress, no development and no better tomorrow.
“Through their hard work, our nation’s workers embody the best of us and inspire hope for our nation’s future. Work not only provides a livelihood, it brings greater meaning and purpose to the lives of those who actually work.
“Let’s celebrate those who work for our collective good and prosperity. Let’s ours too Dedicating work to providing the best products and services that our society and its people need.
”Every day that we show up to work and bring the best of ourselves to work is a day when where we contribute to the betterment of our communities.
“May we do whatever is necessary to pave and ease the way for Nigerian workers. Let us dedicate this day and ourselves to the fair and unassailable assertion that every worker is entitled to a fair wage that reflects the value of their work and effort.
”And those who are now elderly and retired have the right to timely and full payment of the pensions owed to them for their years of work and toil for the good of this nation.
“In a way, everyone is a worker, and we all have a role to play in the progress of our nation. However, an additional burden is imposed on the leaders of a nation. We must create the economic and political space for our people to thrive and achieve their fullest expression.”
Sallah: Tinubu Distributes 3,000 Bags of Rice to Muslims in the Northern State
Meanwhile, as Sallah celebration approaches, Tinubu distributed 3,000 sacks of rice to Muslim believers in Nasarawa state.
Tinubu while delivering the sacks of rice on Friday April 29th , distributed in Lafia, urged the beneficiaries not to sell the rice but to use it for its intended purpose, since the gesture also aimed at improvisation g their standard of living.
The APC Presidential Candidate was represented by Nasarawa State Coordinator, Bola Ahmed Tinubu Asiwaju Campaign Organization, Yusuf Omaki.
Eid-el Fitr, Workers’ Day: FG Announces Holiday Dates
Remember that the nig erian government has proclaimed Monday May 2nd and Tuesday May 3rd as public holidays on the occasion of Labor Day and Eld el Fitr celebrations.
The Home Secretary , Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement in a statement released by the ministry’s permanent secretary, Shuaib Belgore, on Thursday, April 28.
Aregbesola also congratulated everyone Muslims at the successful conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan.