Aviation workers protest against concession

Aviation workers protest against concession

Aviation workers, acting under the aegis of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN) yesterday in Lagos and Abuja, staged a protest against the proposed concession of four international airport terminals by the Federal Government.

Their opposition to the concession of the terminals in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt is predicated on fears  of possible job loss.

Speaking at the Freedom Square, where the workers assembled for the protest, on behalf of the unions,  Olayinka Abioye,  the Acting General Secretary, NUATE, and Francis Akinjole, General Secretary, ATSSSAN, said the workers will resist any attempt by the government to concession the four airports. They alleged that the unions are aware that some  cartel  are already coming forward to buy these ‘viable airports.’ Read more

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