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NLC Suspends Strike With Immediate Effect

The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, has announced the postponement of the strike action that commenced on Thursday 27th September after a breakdown in negotiations with the Federal Government on the implementation of the new minimum wage. He stated at a press conference in Abuja on Sunday that “organised labour has, after obtaining the mandates of the necessary organs, decided to suspend the ongoing warning strike with effect from today Sunday, 30th September, 2018.”

Here is his statement:

“We invite you here today to inform you that we have received a firm and formal invitation to a reconvened meeting of the tripartite committee schelduled for 4th and 5th October 2018.

“We demanded that this shall be the final session of the committee assignment and that a formal report will then be submitted to Mr. President immediately .

“In order to avail the committee the necessary conducive environment to hold this crucial meeting and conclude its work, the organised labour has, after obtaining the mandates of the necessary organs, decided to suspend the ongoing warning strike with effect from today Sunday, 30th September, 2018

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