NLC, TUC, head of service mourn bomb victims
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Head of Service of the Federation have expressed shock over the bomb blast that claimed the lives of passengers in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja on Monday.
In separate statements yesterday, the President of NLC Abdulwaheed Omar and the HOS Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji condemned the attack and assured that the welfare of victims and families of the deceased would be catered for.
Omar called on the federal government to implement the recommendations of the two committees it set up on Boko Haram and to prosecute their sponsors.
He wondered why despite the huge funds put into security, it has not “translated to better infrastructure, training and incentive for personnel. “
While bemoaning the death of civil servants in the blast, Goni Aji assured the wounded and families of the deceased civil servants of efforts to “facilitate all arrangements for the burial and payment of entitlements to the families of deceased officers in line with civil service regulations.”
Also, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) called on the federal government to confront terrorism in the country head on.
In a statement by Bobboi Bala Kaigama and Musa Lawal, the president and secretary respectively, the congress called for collaboration among all the security agencies and friendly nations to defeat the scourge.