I ensured job security for Bauchi workers, says re-elected labour leader

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– Mr Hamisu Gital, the re-elected Chairman the Nigerian (NLC) in , said that he was able to ensure job security for workers in the last four years.

Gital said this in while speaking to the News Agency (NAN) second term mandate.

“ I have maintained job security for civil servants in inspite the economic meltdown and threats by the government to downsize the civil service.

” We were able to contain the threat and single civil servant was retrenched.

“ Again we were able to intervene over the 2,007 disengaged and they were re-engaged by the government.

“ We were the first state in the federation after my election to implement the N18,000 without embarking strike.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]

, even after embarking on strike, implemented the wage only one year after,” he said.

Gital said he also ensured that there was peace in the trade union resulting in harmonious relationship between NLC and TUC.

He , however, stressed the for sustained unity in the trade unions in the state to enable the NLC excel, pledging that he would continue to preach the gospel of ” injury to one is injury to all.”

Gital gave an assurance that he would encourage the participation of trade unions in activities of the State Executive Council of the union during second term.

The chairman also said that the NLC would conduct elections into various positions in the 20 local government areas of the state within one week.

He expressed gratitude to civil servants in the state for giving him another term, assuring them of renewed commitment to service. (NAN)