Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has commended workers on the frontline fighting against the spread of COVID-19.
Aisha, in a video alongside wives of some state governors applauded the frontline workers.
The video also had President Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo celebrating workers in commemoration of Workers Day.
Alongside the video, Aisha on her verified Twitter page wrote: “As we celebrate this year’s Workers Day, we have come together from different parts of the country to put our hands together and clap for all the frontline healthcare workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, who have put their lives on the line on behalf of our dear nation.”
Meanwhile, the Nigerian government on Thursday assured workers that it will ensure that people retain their jobs.
Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, in his May Day message signed by his Spokesman promised that the government would look at the four-pillar plan of policy responses to the pandemic laid out by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
The Minister added that all factors to ensure job retention would be analyzed.
As we celebrate this year’s workers day, we have come together from different parts of the country to put our hands together and clap for all the frontline health care workers responding to the covid 19 pandemic, who have put their lives on the line on behalf of our dear nation pic.twitter.com/vSVdx5cdxL
— Aisha M. Buhari (@aishambuhari) May 1, 2020