The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Osun state on Monday said it had canceled the Workers Day celebration in honour of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke who died on April, 23.
The State NLC chairman, Mr Jacob Adekomi said that the body took the decision to honour Adeleke who was the state’s first civilian governor. Adeleke was the governor between 1992 and 1993, before the coup by General Sani Abacha on 17 November 1993.
Adekomi said the Fidau (prayer) for Adeleke also falls on Workers’ Day.
He said that in line with the call by the national body of the NLC for better welfare for civil servants, “Osun NLC is also pressing home and making demands for the payments of all outstandings from the state government.