NLC Threatens FG with Five-Day Warning Following Sack of 4000 Workers.

The Congress has announced that they would be embarking on a five-day warning strike to enforce their demands, following the sack of their workers.

A five-day warning strike has been announced by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Kaduna State Council.

According to NLC, the strike will commence 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.