Iraqis interacted on social media with the news of the death of Uncle Abdel Moneim (Abu Ahmed), the most famous cleaning worker in Mosul, in the north of the country, who worked in the city municipality for a daily wage.
And “Uncle Abu Ahmed” died near the Muthanna Bridge while working in a scene that saddened Iraqis.
The municipality of Mosul and the people of Mosul named the most famous and oldest cleaning employee in their city.
With hearts believing in the judgment and destiny of God, the Mosul municipality directorate, in administration and associates, extends its deepest condolences and sincere sympathy to the uncle’s family.
Posted by Mosul Municipality News Center – Mosul Municipality Directorate on Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Civil activist Saqr Al Zakaria said, “The late Abdel Moneim Abu Ahmed served his city and country throughout his life and was a cleaner,” adding that “he spent his life without rights and did not retire to die without rights as well.”
The late Abdel Moneim Abu Ahmed
He served his city and his country all his life and is a “contract” cleaner
He spent his life without rights, not retiring, to die without rights
Al-Ajil passed away today near Al-Muthanna Bridge, while he is a street vendor in an ice cream cart.
May God have mercy on you, Uncle Abu Ahmed
Shame on every corrupt
Saqr Al Zakaria (@SakerAlzakarai) October 14, 2020
Researcher and journalist Mahmoud al-Najjar wrote that Uncle Abu Ahmed died due to oppression and hard work, leaving his poor family without a pension.
Uncle Abdel Moneim Abu Ahmed is an honest man from MosulHe works as a cleaner with a “contract” job, and his salary does not exceed 200,000 or $ 150 a month, and because he is an honorable citizen, and he does not have access to the corrupt state that marginalized him and lost his rights, until he died due to oppression and hard work, leaving his poor family without a retirement pension. pic.twitter.com/xE5ATnoEBD
– محمود النجار | Mahmoud Al-Najjar (@Mahmood_Najar) October 14, 2020
“The content of his story does not differ from the stories of contract employees and daily wages in Iraq,” said blogger Reem Al Arabi.
Uncle Abdel Moneim, a sanitation worker or “health employee” died while performing his work. The content of his story does not differ with the stories of contract employees and daily wages in Iraq. Working for a low wage that does not exceed 200,000 with the cost of living and life may cost you your life.
It is actually possible for a person to die because of a broken heart. pic.twitter.com/dUUZmuGO2e
Reem Arabic (@Reem__aldulaimy) October 14, 2020
The “Eye of Mosul” page stated that Abdel Moneim’s contract wage was 180 thousand Iraqi dinars per month (about 150 US dollars) without obtaining a permanent job to guarantee his rights.
For the sake of his pure spirit, do not throw garbage on the street. Abdel Moneim, one of the workers of the Mosul municipality, died on this day, and he had paid a month …
Posted by Mosul Eye, Ain Mosul on Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Several cities are witnessing almost permanent demonstrations by employees of contracts and daily wages to demand their permanent installation in their jobs, in order to obtain the rights of government employees.