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Workers’ Welfare’ll Top Priority of My Leadership, New Nasarawa NLC Chairman Says

By Solomon Attah



The new Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Nasarawa State, Comrade Yusuf Iya has said, his administration would prioritize the welfare of workers as well as to ensure all their entitlements due them are address.


The Chairman, who stated this in an interview with Newsmen in Lafia, however dedicates his victory in the recently conducted NLC election to God and to the entire workers in the state.


According to him, his victory at the polls was miraculous because the workers stood by him despite enticement and intimidation by some forces who did not mean well for workers in the state.


“Given the sacrifices the workers made to ensure that I’m elected as the NLC Chairman, I will not led them down.


“The welfare of the workers would always at all times be the priority of the leadership under my watch in the next four years by the grace of God.


“We would always engage the government meaningfully because we are not fighting without compromising workers welfare,” Iya explained.


The Chairman also appealed to those who could not make it in the election to offer wise advice to enable the new leadership of the union to succeed.


Iya who was the Auditor, got elected during the state delegates conference of the Union on Thursday, where he defeated his former boss, a crying chairman, comrade Abdullahi Adeka, the immediate past Chairman of the union.




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