​Buhari Calls On Religious Leaders To Preach Against Crime, Banditry

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on religious leaders to unite in support of the fight against terrorism, kidnapping, banditry and COVID-19 pandemic.

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu in a statement disclosed that Buhari made the call during telephone conversation with the Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar III.

The Sultan originated the call to felicitate with the President on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and the observance of the Eid prayers.

The president called for continuous dialogue between the leaders of the two major faiths for peace and stability to reign in the country.

He commended the Sultan for his effective leadership of the Muslim Ummah and credited him with the unity of the community sustained under his watch.

On his part, the Sultan pledged his commitment to the continued existence of the country as one geo-political entity.

He assured the president of the support of the Sultanate in the ongoing efforts to tackle challenges facing the nation.

Source: Ashnews.com

Kaduna: NLC Directs Members To Shun Govt Circular On 5-Days Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress Kaduna State Council has directed workers to disregard the government’s circular against the five days warning strike begin this Monday.

The State Secretary of the council, Comrade Christiana John Bawa made the call in a press release distributed to journalists in Kaduna.

Comrade Christiana John Bawa said no any employer of state government under the present leadership of Governor Nasir Elrufai has job security nor is safe from disengagement.

Comrade Christiana John Bawa lamented that in April 2021, Kaduna State Government sacked over four thousand workers without following due process.

“It will be recalled that Kaduna State Government sacked over thirty thousand workers in twenty sixteen and up to date their entitlements have not been settled” she said.

“Since the history of Nigeria there’s no government that disengaged workers like the present government of Governor Nasir Elrufai.

”This is the time to tell the world that Kaduna State government is antiworker and want to destroy the civil service in the name of reform, enough for the sacking of workers by Kaduna State Government.

Comrade Christiana John Bawa said all afliates of NLC in the state has already directed it’s members to join the strike among them are the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG ),

The National Union of Road Transport Workers( NURTW)

National Union of Electricity Employees of Nigeria(NUEE), National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institution Employees (NUBIFIE).

Nigeria Union of Railway, Textile, National Association of Nurses and Midwives, Aviation workers Union, Construction union, local government employees among others.

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress Comrade Ayuba Waba and other national Presidents with General Secretaries of affiliates will be in Kaduna State to ensure full enforcement of the strike.

”An injury to one is an injury to all”.

Source: Newsontime.com.ng