Reps probe foreign oil companies over alleged labour law violation



The House of Representatives, Thursday resolved to probe International oil companies over alleged Labour Law violation.

It also urged Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity and other appropriate ministries, Departments and Agencies to address the challenges of exploitation and abuses of workers in the oil and gas sector.

This development followed an adopted motion sponsored by Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu.

In his lead debate, Kalu recalled that Nigeria, as a member of the International Labour Organisation, ILO, has ratified 40 International Labour conventions and has through the National Assembly enacted the labour Act,among other Labour related laws through which Nigeria is sworn to protecting the rights of workers in the country.

The lawmaker also flayed the trend of work…



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