The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) in Bauchi State has appealed to the state government to pay workers salary before the commencement of the Ramadan fasting.
The State Chairman of the union, comrade Hasimu Gital who stated this yesterday in an interview in Bauchi expressed concern over the nonpayment of workers salary for three months, saying that the development has caused hardship for the workers.
He said : ” We are appealing to the state government to pay workers salary before the commencement of the Ramadan to ease their burdens. Workers are supposed to be paid their salary before the month ends, but when the reverse is the case, it affects their input to work.
“However, the state government has assured workers in the state to pay salary for the month of May. It has also concluded plans to pay June salary when it receives allocation from the federation account”
Comrade Gital pleaded with workers to exercise patient with the current situation, saying that the government was committed in addressing the plights of workers in the state
He called on the state government to always pay workers salary in the state as at when due, pointing out that civil servants are partners in progress in the development of the state.