Never Give Up On Our Dreams
The former Chairman of Nigeria Railway Corporation and Leader of African Business Roundtable, Dr. Bamanga Tukur OFR called on workers in Africa to continue to strive for professional expertise where their skills cannot be ignore especially with the global crisis where Corona Virus have exposed our lack of structures across many industries in his May day message.
“It is the day all of us in the working environments have to do their best in their working conditions and explore new ways to broaden their skills, expertise and show they can do things by themselves instead of relying on foreign partners.
On this occasion of May Day, I send my greetings and regards to all the workers across Africa and those in the Diaspora.
Labour Day celebrates the struggle of our workers and we hope our governments will provide the needed structures and leadership to put our working force in a competitive paths with non-Africans.Africa:
Covid -19 pandemic is a wake up call for the whole world to change its course from this normal way of living. To accept the philosophies of human oneness, unity in living together, regardless
of colour, creed or ethnicity.
We should take this lesson from the Corona virus which has engulfed the whole world. It is a lesson we all have to learn and practice. It is time to structure, renew and build Nigeria, that
stands on equity abs justice, creating balances at all levels, for all to belong.
He added that this May Day comes in the history of a global pandemic caused by Covid-19 and many will loss their incomes and businesses. This pandemic show how far we need to get ourselves ready and where we are as people.
1st May is celebrated as International Workers’ Day or Labour Day. Also called as May Day it commemorates a very significant workers’ movement in Chicago in the year 1886. It is celebrated as a public holiday in many countries and it’s a very significant day for people in the labour unions.
Labour Day celebrates the achievements of workers and worker rights. The day comes as a celebration for working-class people. This time around are global lockdown and there won’t be much celebrations.
Our denominator we shall all respect. One Nigeria, one people, one nation. Yes, we can. God bless you all.