NLC in Yobe kicks against 10% deduction from workers salaries to boost education


The Nigeria Labour Congress in Yobe State has kicked against the government’s plan to deduct ten percent of workers’ November salaries as a contribution to revamp the education sector in the state.

This was contained in a communique signed by the Acting Secretary, NLC, Yobe State Council, Mallam Gana Adam and made available to Newsmen in Damaturu on Tuesday.

The communique read, “The Council in session has studied with keen interest, the deplorable condition of our public schools and urged the government to improvise means for a sustainable solution in this area.

“As patriotic Yobeans, Council in session has agreed that 2.5% of our basic salaries be deducted in the month of December as part of our contribution”,

NLC said the decision was reached to allow for further sensitization and orientation of civil servants across the state.


Recall that, Yobe State Government had announced a 10% deduction in workers’ salaries to boost education

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