Governors warn Labour towards embarking on strike

The Nigeria Governors’ Discussion board (NGF) has suggested organised labour towards embarking on industrial motion.

The warning was contained in a communiqué issued by the NGF Vice-Chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on Friday.

Tambuwal defined that any plan to down instruments, will worsen the already deteriorating financial scenario caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“On the decision for nationwide strike motion by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Commerce Union Congress (TUC), the Discussion board believes that the labour unions ought to train warning on the decision for strike motion, noting that any strike motion will worsen the at present deteriorating financial scenario of the nation introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the communiqué partly learn.

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“Whereas expressing concern over the decision for nationwide strike motion by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Commerce Union Congress (TUC), Discussion board members prompt the availability of a cushioning association to ameliorate the impact of subsidy removing.”

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The assembly between the Federal Authorities and the Organised Labour over the hike in gas worth and electrical energy tariff has been postponed till Monday, September 28.

Labour unions had fastened the identical day to start a nationwide strike.

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