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Why We Suspended Nationwide Warning Strike – NLC

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Leaders of Nigeria’s labour unions on Sunday has revealed why they suspended their four days national warning strike.

The leader also revealed that the face-off with government is far from over.

Speaking on Sunday, they said they were suspending it in order to enable a conducive environment for a crucial meeting of the tripartite committee involving the unions and government next week October 4 and 5.

In their words;

“We have received a firm and formal invitation to a reconvened meeting of the tripartite committee scheduled for 4th and 5th of October, 2018,” the unions said at press Sunday afternoon.

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, who addressed the briefing, said next week’s meeting will be the final session of the tripartite committee after which a final report will be submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari.

“Organised Labour has, after obtaining the mandate of their necessary organs, decided to suspend the strike action with effect from today, Sunday September 30, 2018,” Wabba said

“We urge all our unions and state councils to maintain a high level of mobilisation and readiness until the struggle for a reasonable minimum wage is achieved,” he stated.

OkayNG.com recalls that the NLC suspended it’s four days nationwide warning strike over the increment of worker’s minimum wage on Sunday.



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Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (OkayNG.com). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on OkayNG.com.

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