The Nigeria Labour Congress has rated the performance of President Jonathan led Administration low in the past one year
In a text of New Year Message to Nigerian workers, President of the NLC, Comrade Abdulwaheed Ibrahim Omar said there is no reason to cheer following the decay and alleged tragedy recorded in all sectors of the economy in the last one year
On the Labour front, the NLC blamed the government for the spate of strikes in the health and education sectors following the alleged refusal of government to honour agreements it voluntarily entered into with the unions.
The NLC said the reports collated from state its councils indicated that a number of state governments and some federal Government Agencies have not paid their workers December salaries as the year comes to an end.
The Labour union directed its state councils in Benue, Plateau and Osun to serve appropriate ultimatums on their government to pay the arrears of salaries ranging from 3 to 8 months or face disruption of services
On the political front, the labour union berated the Government for alleged intolerance to opposing views and expressed concern over alleged lack of political debates in on going campaign for political offices in 2015
On security and human rights violations, the NLC lamented over the senseless killing of innocent Nigerians by Boko Haram insurgents and commended the Government for giving the Human Rights Commission free and unfettered freedom to conduct investigation into alleged rights violations in Abuja Zaria and other parts of the country