Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Commerce Union Congress (TUC) has declared a complete nationwide strike efficient from Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
Way of life Nigeria stories that the management of NLC and TUC reached the decision after a rare Nationwide Government Council, NEC assembly on Tuesday in Abuja.
The 2 main labour unions disclosed that nationwide mobilisation of members and allies have begun instantly.
The motion by the Organised Labour adopted the brutalisation of NLC Nationwide President, Joe Ajaero, final week in Imo State, Southeast Nigeria.
The union accused the Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Mohammed Barde, of complicity within the assault on Ajaero.
On Friday, the Organised Labour handed the Federal Authorities a five-day ultimatum to switch the police commissioner.
The unions additionally blamed Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State who’s looking for re-election of the assault on the NLC President, although the governor had since mentioned he had no hand within the assault on the labour chief.
The NLC and TUC, due to this fact, demanded the arrest and prosecution of a few of the governor’s aide and threatened to embark on a nationwide industrial motion if their calls for weren’t carried out.
Way of life Nigeria stories that the Inspector Normal of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, redeployed Barde for “neutrality sake” forward of the November 11, 2023 governorship election in Imo State.