Breaking: Labour suspends Nationwide planned strike

Nigeria Labour Congress NLC has suspended the Nationwide planned strike scheduled to hold today. The strike was called off by the National Chairman of NLC Ayuba Wabba.

Ayuba Wabba announced the call-off after a marathon meeting with the Federal Government which commenced by 10 pm on Monday night and lasted for several hours.

Mystatenews learnt that an agreement was reached by the Federal government and Organised Labour union before the Union made the announcement. The new minimum wage that was agreed upon by the two parties will be communicated to the general public (today) by 4 pm.

The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, said that the decision to suspend the action was reached after agreements were reached and documents signed.

“Having reached this position and agreements signed, the proposed strike action is hereby suspended,” the labour leader said.

“I am happy to report to you that we have concluded our assignment and we will submit our report to the President by 4.15pm on Tuesday.

“We will reveal the figure at the presentation,” she said.

Punch reports that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, thanked members of the committee for doing a wonderful job. He described the process as a long journey

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