Rights Lawyer/Activist back FOBTOB; calls on AFBTE to meet workers’ demands

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Human rights activist and labour lawyer, Mr. Femi Aborisade, has called on employers in the Food, Beverage and Tobacco sector, Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) to accede to the demands of workers in the sector, (Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association) FOBTOB, by granting them the 20% pay rise they have sought and bring to an end the industrial strike. The labour activist said that despite the economic difficulties the country was experiencing, the food, beverage and tobacco industry has witnessed strong growth in both revenue and profits. He cited the most recent financial results of International Breweries Plc (IBPlc) and Nestle Nigeria Plc to bolster his claim that employers in the sector has seen appreciable gains in their businesses and therefore...