NLC to Buhari: Overhaul security architecture

Nigerian Labour Congress NLC
Nigerian Labour Congress NLC

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has said security agencies Nigeria had failed to rise up to the challenges of kidnapping and banditry across the country.

The NLC while passing a verdict on the way security agencies has been handling of security matters urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the system.

The labor also blamed the widening gap between the rich and the poor on bad governance.

It claimed that the non-payment of salaries by some states was responsible for violent crimes, such as armed robbery and kidnapping.

In a message to the NLC delegates conference in Abuja, NLC President Ayuba Wabba cautioned the government against raising the Value Added Tax (VAT).

He also cautioned against heeding the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommendation on removal of fuel subsidy

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