May Day: ACCI urges Nigerian govt to prioritize workers’ welfare

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ACCI, has called on the Federal Government to provide a conducive environment for workers to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

The President of ACCI, Emeka Obegolu, made this call in his message to commemorate the 2024 Workers’ Day.

The statement read, “The chamber applauds all workers in Nigeria for their effort, hard work, and dedication toward the national economic growth and development of the country.

“To mark the occasion, I urge the federal government to continually create a friendly working environment for the Nigerian workers and provide the necessary materials and resources needed for an efficient and effective workforce,” he said.

The theme of the 2024 celebration is “Safety and Health at Work in a Changing Climate”.

The ACCI president called on governments at all levels to introduce new regulations and policies related to workplace safety and health in the context of climate change.

According to him, businesses need to stay informed about the changes and ensure compliance to avoid legal and financial consequences.

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