The world today celebrated international labour day for all the workers. The East African countries were not left behind in joining others despite the challenges caused by the outbreak of covid 19.
While addressing Tanzanians at Mwanza, President Samia Suluhu Hassan encouraged the citizens to continue sojourning on despite the challenges the country has faced recently including the demise of their loving president John Pombe Magufuli.
She acknowledged that indeed the workers had not received their annual increament both goverment and in private sector but the issue will be addressed with time.
She also directed the ministry of revenue authorities to revise their pay as you earn. It will be reduced from 9% to 8%.
On the other hand, president Uhuru kenyatta also graced the occasion at the state house.
He congratulated the health officers who have been on the frontline in fighting off this virus. His excellence lifted lockedown in the five counties and revised curfew hours.
He assured the parents and learners that learning will go on as indicated in education calendar. Religious gatherings will be allowed but should observe a third rule as advised by the ministry of health.
Between president Uhuru kenyatta and Samia Suluhu Hassan. Whom do you think left a smile on the faces of workers during this labour day?
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