Naomi Gabriel —
In a new year message delivered by its Chairman, the Lagos State Council of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has reassured it members of the completion of its housing project, saying that it would soon be completed.
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Comrade Gbenga Ekundayo of the TUC reaffirmed the congress’ commitment to vigorously pursue its Housing projects for workers as a way of addressing the housing challenges they face.
“I wish to report that we are making serious progress in that direction and we are strongly committed to moving to site in the new year upon completion of all necessary documentations, Ekundayo said.
“We have physically identified location and have received the electronic survey. The developers should present designs and pricing soon. Therefore, I want to urge all our members to position themselves properly to enable them tap from these housing projects.
“We shall in the new year help to strengthen all warn out ties and help build bridges of relation between the concerned unions and their management. This, we believe, will further help to promote productivity as well as industrial peace and harmony.
“TUC Lagos State Council shall throw its full weight behind affiliate unions in Lagos, particularly where there is high volume of anti-labour activities and practices. We shall provide all the needed support for concerned affiliates.
“We shall ensure we carry out a proactive oversight functions as well as pay critical attention to government policies and programmes that may impact the general welfare and working conditions of our members as we approach the electioneering period”.