El-Rufai places bounty on NLC president over strike action, offers ‘handsome reward’


The Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir EL-Rufai has declared wanted, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) chairman Ayuba Waba over the ongoing protest by workers in Kaduna State.

The state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has insisted that the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, is a fugitive, while also promising a ‘handsome reward’ for anyone that provides information on where Mr Wabba ‘is hiding.’

“KADUNA UPDATE: Ayuba Wabba & others of
declared wanted for economic sabotage & attacks on public infrastructure under Miscellaneous Offences Act. Anyone that knows where he is hiding should send a message to
. KDSG. There will be a handsome reward!,” Mr El-Rufai wrote on Twitter.

NLC president Wabba has been leading the protest in Kaduna against the Kaduna State Government’s plan to sack hundreds of its workers.

The state government says it needs to ‘rightsize’ its workforce as civil servants alone gulp over 90 per cent of the federal allocations to the state.

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