Apex bodies of workers and trade unions in Nigeria, The Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria from Thursday 27th 2018, embark on a nationwide strike action, reports Tribune.
This was made known on Tuesday by Ayuba Wabba, President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), in a message sent to all its affiliate unions directing them to cordinate their members across the country to adhere to the strike action from Thursday morning.
The message states below:
“Good morning comrade, this is to update you on the meeting of organized Labour yesterday in Lagos.
“We reviewed the struggle for the actualization of the minimum wage and the statutory 14 days’ notice we issued to Government.
“It was observed that The notice had not been acknowledged and there was no effort to meet our demands or any official correspondence or dialogue.
“Accordingly, organized Labour resolved that a 7-day warning strike shall commence nationwide midnight of Wednesday 26th September 2018.
“Labour Centre’s and affiliate unions are requested to issue notice to all their affiliates and state councils this morning.
The government is yet to make any response to the call for a strike action by the trade unions.