The Commemoration of International Workers’ Day is done yearly basis on May 1st when various affiliated unions of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC in States in Nigeria gather to acknowledge the efforts and rights of workers around the globe.
To make the event indelible, different affiliated unions of the Nigeria Labour Congress displayed their symbols during a match pass before the distinguished cream of society.
There was however a drama in this year’s 2023 Workers’ Day celebration at the Lekan Salami stadium in Ibadan, Oyo State when one of the members of the National Union of Electricity Employees performing the match passed in commemoration of Workers’ Day suddenly fell from the ladder used to illustrate the symbol of the union.
A report by PUNCH has it that all the affiliated unions of the Nigeria Labour Congress were called one after the other for the yearly match pass by the compere, added that “When it’s the turn of NUEE, they brought a ladder, arrange it and one of them climb it up demonstrating how they normal disconnected electricity supply.
“As he was doing that, in the presence of the state governor, Seyi Makinde, and otherseulogizingg him, the ladder suddenly broke into two and he fell.
“As we speak, I don’t know his whereabouts. But they quickly rescued him and took him away,” the eyewitness stressed.