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Labour Unions condemn nonpayment of salary in Zamfara

Photo:Sani Dutsinma/Radio Nigeria

The Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC and Trade Union Congress, TUC, Zamfara State Chapter have condemned the non-payment of two months salary of the state civil servants.

A Joint Statement by their Chairmen Comrade Sani Halliru of NLC and Comrade Saidu Mudi of TUC, the Unions said series of meetings held in respect of the above subject matter involving all the stakeholders on the best way to address the issues, failed.

The Unions strongly condemned the act and expressed their dismay over the alleged nonchalant attitude of the Zamfara State Government to pay the salary of its workers for two consecutive months. 

The statement therefore called on the State Government to save the lives of the workers and that of their families who rely on salary as their legitimate earnings.

The two Unions also called for support from the aggrieved state civil servants as they move to fight for their rights.

The statement urged their members to be more patient and vowed not to relent until their salary is paid.

Reporting by Sani Dutsinma;Editng by Fany Olumoye and Annabel Nwachukwu