Friday, September 18, 2020

Ogun workers suspend strike


           Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun

Organised labour in Ogun State has called off its one -week warning strike after a marathon meeting with the officials of the state government .

Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in the state, Emmanuel Bankole, announced this on Friday after a closed -door meeting held at the Governor ’ s office , Oke- Mosan , Abeokuta.

Arising from the meeting , Bankole said the union leaders had secured the commitment of the government on their demands .

The organised labour had on Wednesday commenced a week warning strike over minimum wage, unpaid Contributory Pension Scheme ; non -promotion of staff since 2018 and unpaid leave allowances to all employees since 2015.

While calling off the strike , Bankole who was flanked by leaders of other unions , said , “ I want to urge our members across the state that we have been able to get the commitment of the government as to the welfare matters , hence, the strike is hereby called off , thank you . ”

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