NLC cautions Kano govt on workers’ verification

NLC cautions Kano govt on workers’ verification
April 21 21:50 2016

The Kano chapter of the Nigeria 
Labour Congress, NLC, on
Thursday urged the state
government to re-examine the list
of ghost workers discovered in its
ongoing workers’ verification
exercise.

The chairman of the union in the
state, Kabiru Minjibir, made the
call at news conference in Kano.
Mr. Minjibir said there was need
for the government to take
cognisance of the fact that some
workers were undergoing
training outside the country.
“Also, some pensioners are not
residing in the country after their
service, yet they are pensioners in
the state.
“We also identified some mix-up
in the data provided by some
government organs as part of
their staff lists.

“It will interest you to know that
my humble self, the number one
labour leader in the state after
dully being captured in my area
of assignment on March 18, was
among the 7, 629 staff that
allegedly did not appear for the
exercise,” he said.
According to him, many staff in
active service, including directors,
had been identified in the lists as
those who have not been
captured.

He said the union in the state
would not take it lightly if any of
its genuine workers or pensioner
was deleted from the payroll of
the government.
He called on the state government to use any
amount of money saved from the exercise to
settle some outstanding workers’ salaries,
arrears of gratuities, pension and death
benefits to pensioners.

(NAN)