Nigeria Labour Congress Resolves To Indefinite Strike After Meeting

The Nigeria Labour Congress has revealed its plans on embarking on a two-day warning strike, starting from September 5th to 6th, 2023.

The President of NLC gave the warning in Abuja on Friday, adding that the union affiliates would be involved in the indefinite strike should the federal government fails to take appropriate steps to address the hardship facing Nigerians

“We have resolved to embark on a total and indefinite shutdown of the nation within 14 working days or 21 days from today Until steps are taken by the government to address the excruciating mass suffering and impoverishment being experienced around the country.

“We will commence a 2-day nationwide warning strike on Tuesday & Wednesday the 5th & 6th of September, 2023 to demonstrate our readiness for the indefinite strike later in the month and to also demand that the State vacates the illegally occupied National Headquarters of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).

“We also resolved to embark on a mass protest and rally in Imo State within this month of September 2023 in preparation for a major shutdown of the state to compel the state government to stop the abuse and violation of the rights and privileges of workers and trade unions in the state.

“We are set to begin the shutdown of the operations of Airpeace Airline and other companies in the Aviation sector that are involved in serial violation of the rights of workers in the sector to freedom of Association and to collectively bargain and Organise,” Ajaero said.

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