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FG, private sector to partner on labour-friendly policies


The Federal Government and the Organised Private Sector (OPS) are to partner towards the enunciation and implementation of labour-friendly policies.

The Permanent Secretary, federal ministry of labour and employment, William Nwankwo Alo, who dropped the hint, believed that the synergy would add to further promote industrial harmony in the country.

Alo spoke in Abuja on Thursday when he received the Director General, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Timothy Olawale.

He described NECA as a critical and dependable partner in maintaining industrial harmony in Nigeria, and encouraged the employers’ body to join hands with government to move the country forward.

The PS pledged government’s continued support to NECA, and appreciated the association’s outstanding performance in providing the platform for private sector employers to engage and interact with the government.

He assured NECA that government placed a lot of score on the private sector, and appreciated its support.

Alo also expressed the optimism that government and NECA would continue to have a robust relationship, which would bring peace and tranquillity in the work environment.

DG of NECA, Timothy Olawale, pledged the continued partnership with government to deepen the nation’s industrial relation’s system, and ensure industrial harmony.



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