Kaduna: No Going Back On Strike, NLC Insists

Written by Bunmi Abdulraheem

From Adamu Yusuf

Nigeria Labour Congress Kaduna State Council has directed workers to disregard the government’s circular against the five days warning strike beginning tomorrow.

The State Secretary of the council, Comrade Christiana John Bawa made the call in a press release in Kaduna.

Comrade Christiana John Bawa lamented that in April 2021, Kaduna State Government sacked over four thousand workers without following due process.

“It will be recalled that Kaduna State Government sacked over thirty thousand workers in twenty sixteen and up to date their entitlements have not been settled” she said.

“Since the history of Nigeria there’s no government that disengaged workers like the present government of Governor Nasir Elrufai”

Comrade Christiana John Bawa said all afliates of NLC in the state already directed it’s members to join the strike among them are the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG ),
The National Union of Road Transport Workers( NURTW)
National Union of Electricity Employees of Nigeria(NUEE), National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institution Employees (NUBIFIE).

Nigeria Union of Railway, Textile, National Association of Nurses and Midwives, Aviation workers Union, Construction union, local government employees among others.

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress Comrade Ayuba Waba and other national Presidents with General Secretaries of affiliates will be in Kaduna State to ensure full enforcement of the strike.