The Labour Movement in Kwara State will on Sunday, May 1, 2022 join the rest of workers in the country to mark this year’s International Workers” Day.
According to a press statement signed by the Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Kwara State Council, Alhaji Aliyu Issa Ore, this year’s May Day will hold at the Kwara State Metropolitan Square Complex, Asa-Dam Road, Ilorin, beginning from 8:00am prompt.
The International Workers’ Day, also known as Workers’ Day or May Day, is marked every May 1 of every year. It is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement.
It is also a celebration of labourers and the working class, which symbolizes the struggles of the working class across the globe against the exploitative and destructive nature of capitalism.
Issa Ore said that the general public and all workers in the public service, including the local government workers/pensioners and the private sector workers are expected at the venue of the ceremony.
“The State Councils of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) hereby invited all workers, Pensioners, NURTW, Market men and women, students Artisans, Civil Society Organisation and general public to the May Day Rally,” the the statement said.