May Day: First Lady hails workers, seeks improved productivity

The First Lady, Senator. Oluremi Tinubu, has advised the Nigerian workforce to reflect more on improving the nation’s development and productivity amid May Day celebration..

Mrs Tinubu disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja in her message to mark the year 2024 International Workers Day celebration.

She said, “I acknowledge the immense contributions of our nation’s workforce that is renowned for its dedication, resilience, and innovation. Today, let us not only celebrate work, but also reflect on how we can be a better and more productive workforce. On this Workers’ Day, I celebrate the spirit of work with pride. May it continue to be a source of strength, prosperity, and national progress for Nigeria.’’

The first lady, who had also contributed her quota to the national workforce as a former teacher and politician who served as a senator for 12 years, also commended all teachers specially.

“I therefore salute the teachers who nurture young minds, the farmers who cultivate our land, the doctors and nurses who safeguard our health. I salute the engineers who build our infrastructure, and countless others who dedicate their skills and energy to building a better Nigeria,’’ she said.

Mrs Tinubu prayed that May Day would continue to be a source of strength, prosperity, and national progress for the country.


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