TUC Threaten’s To Resume Strike

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has in the early hours of Monday, disclosed that they will resume the suspended strike if after two weeks, the Federal Government does not follow through with the agreements reached at the end of the joint meeting between the government and the organised labour.

Speaking after the agreement to suspend the proposed strike, the President of the TUC, Comrade Quadri Olaleye, stressed that the TUC will not hesitate to resort to strike if the Federal Government fails to fulfill its end of the resolution.

Meanwhile, President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba said after the suspension of the strike, the leadership of the organised labour will meet its various organs to brief them on the decision.

TUC has vowed to resume strike if the government fails to deliver on its promises. Credit: Vanguard Source: UGC Recall that Legit.ng had reported that NLC and TUC have accepted deregulation as a policy.

NLC reluctantly accepted this after it was pressured by other unions. The decision was influenced by petrol marketers, tanker owners and other stakeholders. The federal government also accepted to reverse the increment in the electricity tariffs.

Legit.ng had also reported that Labour unions suspended their planned nationwide strike scheduled for Monday, September 28.

The strike was suspended after the federal government reached an agreement with the unions following negotiations that stretched to 2:53 am on Monday morning.

The minister of state, labour, and employment, Festus Keyamo tweeted that as part of the negotiations, the government will suspend the electricity tariff hike for two weeks pending when a committee set up would examine the justifications for the new policy.

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