Factional President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Mr. Joe Ajaero yesterday urged the incoming administration to ensure that the expectations of the people were met.
Ajaero spoke to newsmen in Lagos on the expectations of Nigerians from the incoming administration of the President-led, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari.
The factional labour president, who noted that Nigerians had high hopes and expectations from the administration, despite the prevailing economic circumstances in the country.
He listed the prevailing economic circumstances in the country as depleted external reserve, high exchange rate and erratic power supply, among others.
Ajaero noted that an incoming leader that met a country in such an economic state could be advised to reduce the workforce, both in the ministries and parastatals agencies.
He noted that implementing such decisions could lead to revolt, stressing that the interest of the masses should be protected.
“It is not enough to have good intention as a leader, you must also have the support of the masses to move forward,” the labour leader stressed.
On casualisation, he urged employers of labour to adhere strictly to labour laws and international conventions.
The factional NLC chairman promised to always fight for the protection of the rights of workers in line with extant labour laws and policies in the country.
Ajaero blamed the current NLC crisis on environmental and external interferences. (NAN)

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