NLC, TUC Declare Indefinite Nationwide Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have agreed to withdraw their services nationwide from Tuesday, October 3.

The two labour centres directed their affiliates to mobilize for protests from October 3Labour took the decision after a joint National Executive Council between TUC and NLC meeting on Tuesday, September 26, in Abuja. Ajaero said the government has “substantially failed to meet its demands after the removal of fuel subsidy.

”Recall that on September 5th and 6th, the NLC embarked on a two-day warning strike which led to the partial crippling of economic activities in some states. It gave the government a 21-day ultimatum to meet its demands.Ajaero said the grace period given by the two labour centres had expired.

He asked Nigerians to stock their homes ahead of the planned nationwide strike.

The organized labour is demanding wage awards for public workers and a new minimum wage.

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