The NLC had on May 10 said it would ground all activities in the state from May 16, as it begins a warning strike over the irregular sack of civil servants by the state government.
Abdulazeez Abdullahi, Head of Corporate Communication of the company made the announcement in a statement issued on Sunday in Kaduna.
The State Secretary of the council, Comrade Christiana Bawa disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the organised labour had issued notice of five days warning strike beginning from Sunday.
The unions are: National Union Of Air Transport Employees, Association Of Nigeria Aviation Professionals and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers.
The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, said this on Monday in Abuja, in a statement, he jointly signed with President, Trade Union Congress (TUC), Quadri Olaleye.
The governor announced this at the award night marking the 2021 May Day organised by the Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on Saturday in Kano.
The unions also urged the governor to address the issue of salary percentage payment to local government workers and teachers.
The workers who spoke, through the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Virginus Nwobodo and his Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) counterpart, Comrade Benneth Asogwa, during the occasion of this year’s May Day celebration, held at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, appreciated Gov. Ugwuanyi, who was present at the annual event, for his unequalled resilience in the approval and payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage and its consequential adjustment to the state workers.
The Governor approved 10 hectares of land in Idera, Ibeju Lekki, and Badagry for workers housing schemes.
Godwin Anya, the state NLC Chairman made the appeal in an address to mark the 2021 Workers Day, on Saturday in Makurdi.
The state NLC Chairman, Ayuba Suleiman, who delivered the Workers Day address of the union’s President, Ayuba Wabba, in Kaduna, said the government had either sacked or casualised more than 60 per cent of the state workforce.
The NLC in a communiqué issued at its recent virtual National Executive Meeting by the president, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, stated that the demand was consequent on the incontrovertible evidence that the power sector privatisation has failed to achieve any of its objectives, which include improving the quality and quantity of electricity supply to Nigerians, shedding of power sector funding from the government and increasing revenue from power sector investment to the coffers of government.
At a security stakeholders meeting in Owerri, the state capital on Thursday which had in attendance the newly deployed Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of zone 9, Umuahia, Ekim Okon, the governor said that traditional rulers must begin to take responsibilities for what happens in their communities.
The strike was scheduled to begin on Thursday.
A cross section of those who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria called for the abrogation of the law.
The state Chairman of NLC, Onuh Edoka announced this in Lokoja while addressing a rally organised by NLC nationwide against a bill seeking to remove salary matters from Exclusive to Concurrent List.
The Trade Union Congress and other bodies in their hundreds besieged the National Assembly to express their displeasure over a bill to remove the minimum wage from the exclusive list to the concurrent list.
The protest which was led by the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, involved workers under the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE), and Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporation and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC).
Jediel’s younger brother, Mr. Fidelis Jediel, told journalists that the State NLC chairman was picked in his house in Sunkani, Ardo- Kola local government area of Taraba about 12:55 am.