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Nigerian Workers Won’t Work Under Inhumane Conditions Again’ – Senate President, Akpabio Vows

Senate President Godswill Akpabio pledges enhanced wages and working conditions for Nigerian workers, emphasizing their contributions and dedication.

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Nigerian Workers Won't Work Under Inhumane Conditions Again' - Senate President, Akpabio Vows
Senate President, Godswill Akpabio

Senate President Godswill Akpabio pledges enhanced wages and working conditions for Nigerian workers, emphasizing their contributions and dedication.

Akpabio assures collaborative efforts between the National Assembly and the executive to prioritize workers’ safety and well-being.

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, has assured Nigerian workers that the National Assembly and the executive arm of government would work collaboratively to give them a living wage and better working conditions.

The Senate President declared that “No Nigerian worker will again be allowed to work under inhuman conditions. We will do everything to give you the best because you deserve the best.”

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He made the declaration in a statement on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Eseme Eyiboh, to congratulate the workers as they commemorate the 2024 May Day.

Akpabio, in the message, extolled the sterling qualities that stood out to the Nigerian workers, saying “A Nigerian worker is noted for his patriotism, hard work, resilience, and dedication to duty.

“I am happy to be associated with the Nigerian workers in the last more than 25 years and I can attest to the fact that everywhere you go, the Nigerian worker’s spirit resonates profoundly.”

Speaking on this year’s theme for Workers’ Day, “Ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate,” Akpabio promised that the National Assembly under his leadership was more than committed to ensuring the best working conditions for the Nigerian workers.

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The Senate President reiterated that the theme for this year’s celebration was apt and in tune with the international best practices, assuring that Nigeria would not be left behind.

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