…Says We Are in Support Of His Re-Election Bid
Propelled by the part payment of their entitlements worth N22.6 billion by the Federal Government, Nigeria Airways Ex-workers/Pensioners are rooting for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A statement issued by Ex- NAL representatives; Engr. Lookman Animashaun and Mr. Sam Nzene, the Ex-workers and pensioners said that they will roll out the drums at mega rally in Lagos slated for Friday, February 8, 2019 to declare their support for PMB in the forth coming presidential election, which is nine days away .
The statement further disclosed that a similar rally will be held in Kano next week Tuesday
According to the statement, “President Buhari is the man, who has wiped away their tears after 14 years of neglect, humiliation and frustration by previous administration, which led to the death of over 800 of their members.”
They tongue lashed past regimes, whose stock in trade was promises that were never kept, pointing out that President Buhari is a man, who keeps to his words.
The statement further explained that the rally is designed to show appreciation to Mr. President and his lieutenants including the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Finance, Hajia Zainab Ahmed as well as their Permanent Secretaries and the administrative staff, who took the bull by the horns.
They assured their members that that the Buhari administration would in no distant time pay the balance of their entitlements.
Recalled that in October last the Federal government paid entitlements worth N22.6 billion to all former staff of the defunct National carrier; Nigeria Airways