The Federal government has granted new approval tor the Abuja Eagle Square to be used for the May Day parade.


On Friday, the Organized Labor reported that it had received letters from the Federal Capital Territory Authorities (FCTA) prohibiting it from using the location for the Workers Day Celebration because of ongoing handover preparations.


But, in a statement at the weekend, the Spokeperson for the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, said the Federal government had given go ahead for the Eagle Square to be used for the celebration of the Annual Workers Day.


According to Oshundun, on receiving the report, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, contacted his colleague, the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, who blamed the development on some overzealous officials, acting without his authority, as well as minor communication gap between the FCDA, the Federal Government Transition Committee and the NLC.

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