Kano State employees have declared President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Joe Ajaero, “Employees Warrior.”
The NLC President who was on his first official go to to Kano State yesterday, was adorned with the title “Sarkin Yakin Nigeria” (the Struggle Lord of Nigeria) by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the state.
The ornament of Ajaero as Sarkin Yakin Nigeria attracted jubilation by employees particularly members of the NLC, who had been calling him, ‘the worrior for the employees, the struggler for the employees.”
In a viral video, Governor Ganduje personally adorned Ajaero with all of the regalia depicting his title and a sword which was instantly adopted by the solidarity music by employees and authorities officers that witnessed the temporary ceremony.
In the meantime, Involved Northern Discussion board, CNF, and Nigeria Youth Alliance, NYA, weekend described as baseless and low-cost blackmail the allegations by Arewa Youths Meeting, AYA that the NLC management was planning to scuttle the Could 29 inauguration of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, amongst others.
CNF and NYA, mentioned it was shameful that AYA allowed itself for use by politicians, condemning politicisation of all the pieces together with the Could Day celebration the place the AYA claimed solely the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Celebration, LP, Mr Peter Obi, was invited to the Eagle Sq. to the exclusion different candidates within the 2023 presidential election.
Deputy Spokesperson of CNF, Mohammed Abbas, in a press release in Kaduna, amongst others, mentioned “We’re notably involved that AYA would enable itself for use for disunity and low-cost blackmail by dragging the NLC into politics. It is very important observe that the Nigeria Labour Congress is a pan-Nigerian organisation and can’t be ruled by primordial sentiments reminiscent of faith and ethnicity. NLC being a stress group had invited all different presidential aspirants and the President-elect to its Could Day (Labour Day) celebration. The sitting President was additionally invited, who then despatched the Secretary of the Authorities to the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustafpha to symbolize him on the event.
“We wish to state unequivocally that we’ve got no information of any plans by the NLC to scuttle the inauguration of the President-elect, Senator Bola Tinubu, on Could 29. We name on Nigeria and the safety businesses to ignore the baseless and unfounded allegations by Arewa Youth Meeting as Nigerians stay resolute and dedicated to the peace and unity of our expensive nation.”
Equally, Nationwide Coordinator of NYA, Toheeb Adekunle, in astatment mentioned he was additionally miffed by the allegation that Ajaero is working with the proscribed Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, to actualise the presidential ambition of Mr Peter Obi of LP and that Ajaero is utilizing the NLC to advertise Biafran agenda amongst others allegations.
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“We wish to state that these allegations are low-cost blackmail supposed to divert the eye of the management of the Congress from its obligation or mission to the folks.
“We want to reiterate that the NLC is a pan-Nigerian organisation not ruled by primordial sentiments reminiscent of ethnicity or faith.
Furthermore, Joe Ajaero has not employed anyone since he resumed workplace as President of the Congress. Neither has he accepted a present of an SUV bullet proof van from anyone.
“Neither Ajaero nor NLC has any plan to scuttle the inauguration of Senator Bola Tinubu. Those that make this allegation neglect that Ajaero was among the many first leaders of thought to advise aggrieved events to go to courtroom.
“Extra amusing is the allegation that Mr Peter Obi was invited to the commemoration of Could Day to the exclusion of different presidential candidates. The information are there for all to see that each one the candidates had been invited. Nevertheless, the fitting to honour this invitation resided with the invitees.
“It’s infantile and unreasonable for anybody affordable performing fairly to accuse Ajaero and Emmanuel Ugboaja of pursuing ethnic agenda on the Congress not to mention IPOB. The general public pronouncements of Joe Ajaero and conduct have been within the nice traditions of the previous leaders of the Congress a few of whom had been much more fiery or combative. To subsequently, label and profile the NLC President as an ethicist is just not solely felony however suggestive of concern of Ajaero in some quarters.”