Strike Will Affect Payment Of Salaries – FG

Strike Will Affect Payment Of Salaries – FG

The Federal Government (FG), yesterday, warned the strike will affect payment of salaries as it met with officials of the organized labour in Abuja.

Activities were grounded across the nation following the strike declared by the organized labour in order to force the issue of the implementation of the national minimum wage on the part of the FG.

Also Read: Strike: Workers Will Be Paid – AGF

There was total adherence in states such as Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Kebbi, Ogun, Oyo, Adamawa, Ebonyi, Yobe, Niger, Jigawa, Benue and Kogi whilst there was partial compliance in others.

In Lagos, while civil servants and other public workers complied, there was partial compliance by the private sector.

The business units of Eko Distribution Company (Eko DISCO) and Ikeja Distribution Company (Ikeja DISCO), were shut by members of National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE).

Some banks that opened for business in Ikeja area of Lagos were forced to close shop by labour leaders, including the President of Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI), Onyinkan Olasanoye, as they monitored and enforced compliance.

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