NLC Directs Members To Resume Work, Ends Warning Strike


The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has ended its two-day warning strike and has asked all the affiliate unions to return to work on Thursday, September 7.

The labour union embarked on a two-day warning strike on Tuesday, September 5, to draw the attention of the government to the hardship being faced by Nigerians as a result of the petrol subsidy removal.
In a letter to all its affiliates and Chairpersons of State Councils, the NLC expressed gratitude to them for working to make a significant strides in achieving the Congress goals set during its National Executive Council, NEC, where the decision for the strike was taken.

NLCThe letter, dated 6th September with the title, “The Two-Day Nationwide Warning Strike: Nigerian Workers have spoken,” which was signed by the NLC President, Comrade Joe Ajaero, said that the message conveyed through the warning strike resonated loudly with the government, adding that it would only take an inattentive ear not to hear it.

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