May Day: NEMA DG Pledges Adequate Welfare For Workers | Independent Newspaper Nigeria

2024-05-01 17:55:38

Independent Newspapers Nigeria

ABUJA - As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark May Day, a day set aside to celebrate workers worldwide on Wednesday, the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),

Zubaida Umar has assured her staff of improvement of their welfare, safety and dignity.

A statement he personal signed made available to journalists on Wednesday; "Today is May, a day exclusively set aside by the comity of nations including our dear country Nigeria to honor the working class and commemorate their struggles for fair wages and working conditions."

The statement reads in parts;

"It is a moment of celebrating the dignity of labor while emphasizing the importance of renewing commitment to social justice. For us working in disaster management and relief operations to save lives, the job is becoming more complex and challenging with protracted, cyclical and emerging disasters in Nigeria just as obtained across the world.

"I want to use this occasion to emphasize the need for a renewed commitment by all members of staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to meet up with our noble responsibility of saving lives, giving hope to the distressed and supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria and indeed all tiers of governments to a build safer, dignified, more secured and resilient Nigeria.

"I want to assure you of the sincere commitment of management of NEMA towards the improvement of the welfare, safety and dignity of all NEMA staff as they make great sacrifices in the line of duty to save lives and restore normalcy even under the most extreme and uncertain conditions.

"I congratulate you all while looking forward our renewed collective commitment towards service to the nation."

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