Borno: NLC Urges Shettima To Pay 2 Months Salaries Of Verified Workers

The Borno State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to Governor Kashim Shettima to pay the two months’ salaries of workers that were “physically identified and captured” by the workers’ verification and biometric exercise committee.The payment of salaries, according to NLC chairman, Ali Abana, were inevitable, as workers continue to suffer hardships and traumas from the non-payments of their salaries by the state government.Addressing a news conference yesterday at the NLC secretariat complex, Maiduguri, Abana said: “The 9, 400 workers that were “physically identified and captured” by the committee should be paid their July and August salaries.” (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({});He continued:  “We are calling on the state government as a matter of great concern and with the burning issue of insurgency biting on the workers, to pay workers their salaries to ease their sufferings and hardships.He said that the call has become inevitable; as the Muslim festival; Eid-Kabir draws nearer, adding that workers are experiencing hardship with non-payment of salary.Abana appealed to the state government not to use the ongoing verification and bio-metric exercise as alibi for delay in workers’