NLC to begin indefinite nationwide strike on Thursday over minimum wage.

The Nigeria Labour Congress have announced the begining of an indefinite strike starting on Thursday Morning.

The industrial action would be starting in the early hours of Thursday.  This is to protest the delay in fixing a new minimum wage for public servants.

Various unions had mutually issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government, threathening to embark on strike if they fail to continue negotiations on the minimum wage.

Peter Ozo-Eson, the NLC’s General Secretary, issued a statement saying ;

“all Industrial Unions, All NLC state councils. This is to inform you that the Organised Labour shall commence nation-wide warning strike in respect of the non-implementation of the National Minimum Wage. Effective from Midnight of Wednesday, 26th September, 2018. All Industrial Unions and all state Councils are to commence mobilisation immediately for an effective strike action, nation-wide.”

Read the original copy of the announcement below;

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