The Minister of Labour, Employment, and Productivity, Simon Lalong, has convened a meeting with labour leaders today Tuesday 14 November 2023 to avert a possible shutdown of the nation’s economy following the ongoing nationwide strike.
The NLC and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) had directed their members to commence mobilisation for a nationwide strike over the assault on NLC president Joe Ajaero.
The organised labour directed its affiliates to implement the resolutions of the National Executive Council.
Addressing journalists on Monday, November 13, President of TUC, Festus Osifo, said the strike would remain until “government at all levels wake up to their responsibility.”
Reports on Tuesdsy said that the union leaders were expected to be at a meeting with the Bola Tinubu-led government later (today).