Members of workers of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) have expressed pleasure over the approval of a pay rise by the Federal Authorities for them.
The Deputy Secretary Normal of the Maritime Employees Union of Nigeria, Erazua Oniha, mentioned that the union was that their salaries have been reviewed after 18 years.
“The union is especially very joyful about that as a result of it has justified all our fights through the years that the salaries of NPA staff needs to be elevated after 18 years. within the final 18 years, no NPA workers wage was elevated as a result of some insurance policies of the federal government that restricted NPA administration from growing salaries till someday final 12 months once we waded into it via the efforts of the NPA MD and different well-meaning Nigerians and the problem of the assessment was visited. So, the union could be very joyful,” he mentioned.
The Minister of Transportation, Sambo Mu’azu Sambo, revealed the choice of the federal government to assessment the salaries of NPA workers upward over the weekend on the lengthy service award organised by the administration of the authority.
Sambo, who recommended the administration of the company for its dedication to workers welfare, singled out the NPA boss, Mohammad Bello-Koko for accolades, for his unprecedented efficiency in income era and remittance
“In my maiden go to to NPA upon resumption of workplace as minister of transportation, I used to be commending the NPA MD for his unprecedented efficiency in income era and remittance. He has solicited my backing and help to quick observe the processes and procedures for the implementation of wage enhance, which I instantly acceded to and immediately, I’m delighted that it has been achieved.”
Sambo, nonetheless, congratulated the awardees and your entire workers of NPA for his or her dedication.
“Let me additionally let you know that the ministry beneath my watch will proceed to supply all the pieces doable for the welfare of the workers of the ministry.”
Earlier, Bello-Koko thanked the Federal Authorities for the increment in workers salaries.
“We are going to like to make use of this chance to understand everybody right here for his or her help in direction of the supply of wage enhance for our devoted workers,” he acknowledged.
He added that equipping the human capital useful resource to be the perfect has been one of many overriding goals of the administration of NPA, including that the company would make a great transfer on this trigger.
“Our drive in direction of guaranteeing 100 per cent occupational well being and security for our workers which has resulted in ISO certification of Calabar and Onne ports is relentless and we’re not relenting on it,” He asserted.