Workers’ Day: Minister urges more workers’ contribution to national development



The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, on Saturday urged workers to contribute their quota toward economic, social and political of the country.

Tallen made this known a statement made available to newsmen commemoration of the International Workers’ Day

“I urged all workers to seek to work along with their various at all levels of governance, to contribute to the development of the nation socially, economically and politically,” she said.

The minister also encouraged workers to use this years celebration to reflect on their roles as nation builders and ensure they renewed their allegiance to making Nigeria greater through their various endeavours.

She reminded the workers line with the mandate of her ministry to ensure that they contributed their quota making the Nigerian society peaceful and safe.

She said that the task should especially focus on the women and girl child were most vulnerable our society.

While speaking on the spate of kidnapping, insurgency and banditry, the minister encouraged all to continue to pray for an end to the trend.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government had declared , May 3, a to this year’s International Workers’ Day celebration. (NAN)