MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS – DG ACKNOWLEDGES SON WORKERS INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

Members of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) taking their turn at Eagle Square, Abuja.

Members of the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) during the parade at Eagle Square, Abuja.

The invaluable contributions of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) workers since the establishment of the agency in 1971 has been commended by the Director General, Osita Aboloma Esq in a May Day celebrations message.

According to him,  SON workers over the years have strived to bring the organisation to an enviable height amongst its peers in Nigeria, thus deserving accolades.
He congratulated the Standards Organisation of Nigeria workforce as a part of the resilient Nigerian Workers, on the occasion of the 2019 May Day Celebrations and the centenary anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Aboloma enthused that the theme of the celebrations “Another 100 Years of Struggle for Jobs, Dignity and Social Justice in Nigeria” aligns with the vision and efforts of President Muhammad Buhari to uplift the lots of the Nigerian workers and also leave a legacy of a buoyant economy for the country.’’

He stated that organisational growth and development is only possible in an atmosphere of industrial peace and tranquillity particularly for an institution with the mandate for Standardisation and Quality Assurance regulation.

The Director General alluded to his activism as a former Student Union Leader and Solicitor to some Workers Unions before  assumption of office in the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), stressing that he cherished the efficacy of dialogue in  industrial relations.

He congratulated all Nigerian Workers on the signing into law of  the N30,000 minimum wage bill by Mr. President and reassured SON Staff of the Management’s commitment to improved welfare and carrier development under his leadership.Aboloma commended the attendance of SON Workers across the States at the May Day rallies stating that the struggle continues, while victory is certain (Aluta Continua! Victoria Asserta!)

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (4th from right in black cap); Secretary to the Government, Boss Mustapha (in brown attire) and other dignitaries reviewing the parade of Workers at the occasion.


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