5-day Warning Strike Declared Over Sack Of 4,000 Workers In Kaduna-NLC
Written by Emmanuel Okorie on May 11, 2021
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Kaduna State Council, has said it will commence a five-day warning strike from Sunday, May 16, 2021, by 12:00 am (midnight) following the sack of over four thousand workers
It said the resolution to ground activities for five days would be enforced.
The chairman, Kaduna branch of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Magaji Suleiman and the Secretary, Comrade Christiana John Bawa in a statement made available to newsmen said that the decision was taken during an emergency meeting held in Kaduna with the delegation from the NLC national headquarters.
They lamented that due process was not observed in the recent disengagement of over four thousand workers from the Local Government Service, SUBEB and Primary Health Care Agency by the Kaduna State Government.
According to the NLC, “The proposed withdrawal of services and the protest would be monitored by the National President and the General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress.”
NLC assured the workforce in the state that further directive would be given to all civil servants as soon as possible.
The statement called on civil society organizations, journalists, market women and men, Okada riders and well-meaning citizens to support workers in the state at this trying moment.