The Nigeria Labour Congress NLC has commended the Federal Government’s decision to release 7.45 billion naira accrued rights and benefits of Federal civil servants to the retirees Retirement Savings Account RSAs.

NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, gave this commendation in a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige in Abuja.

Wabba said that the gesture by the Federal Government was indeed commendable.

The NLC leadership had, on September 19, 2019, written to the Ministry of Labour and Employment seeking the remittance of accrued rights and benefits of Federal civil servants to the retirees’ RSAs.

He called on government to also consider the plight of retirees from June 2019 to July 2020, and expressed optimism that the request would be kindly considered.