NLC supports FAAN workers’ protest , strike in Kano

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, Kano State Branch on Thursday joined the aviation Unions to protest over increasing delays and staggering of FAAN workers’ salary payment.

The NLC also expressed total support to the aviation workers’ on the one-day nationwide administrative warning strike.

Speaking at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) during the protest by FAAN workers, the Vice-Chairman NLC Kano Branch, Comrade Ado Salisu Riruwai,  described FAAN workers salary slash by the federal government as a “shameful and greedy act” which he said would put the lives of Nigerian workers in jeopardy.

Solacebase reports that other demands of the workers include full payment of all outstanding salaries, full remittances of all outstanding Co-operatives, pensions, tax, deductions and full payment of all outstanding allowances, grants and claims.

Although flights operations were not affected in the administrative warning strike, offices were closed and there were no administrative activities at the airport.

The workers’ unions include the National Union of Air Transports Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and Association of Nigeria Aviation Professional (ANAP).

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In his speech at the administrative blocks of the airport,, the chairman of National Union of AirTransports Employees, MAKIA  chapter, Comrade Zakaria Muhammad Dauda said workers are aggrieved with the way they are being treated by FAAN.

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