February 22, 2024
NLC Threatens Nationwide Strike August 14 Over Lawsuit
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NLC Threatens Nationwide Strike August 14 Over Lawsuit

The Nigeria Labour Congress, Thursday, said it would commence a nationwide strike on August 14, 2023, should the Federal Ministry of Justice fail to withdraw the lawsuit filed against organized labour.

The NLC made the decision during its National Executive Council meeting which was held in Abuja.

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According to a statement signed by the National President, Joe Ajaero, the Ministry of Justice and National Industrial Court have continued to allow themselves to be used as agents of  “anti-democracy.”

The centre noted that though it agreed to suspend protests based on its meeting with the President, it will embark on a nationwide strike starting from August 14, 2023, should the government fail to withdraw the lawsuit filed against it.

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