The Nationwide Industrial Courtroom of Nigeria has ordered the organized labor, comprising the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Commerce Union Congress to not embark on its indefinite strike scheduled to begin on November 6.
Justice Sanusi Kado, on Friday, gave the order in a ruling on an ex parte utility moved on behalf of the Federal Authorities by the Solicitor-Normal of the Federation and Everlasting Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr. Dayo Apata.
The management of the labor unions had agreed to embark on the strike to press residence their calls for for the Federal authorities to undertake the N30, 000 minimal wage they’re requesting for.
The state governors on Wednesday, October 31st, introduced their readiness to extend the minimal wage from N18, 500 to N22, 500.
The Federal authorities has since rejected the proposed minimal wage by the state governors whereas the Nationwide management of the NLC and TUC have stated that it’s both N30, 000 or they go on strike.
Delivering judgment on an ex-parte utility restraining the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Commerce Union Congress (TUC) from embarking on the deliberate strike, Justice Kado granted the applying pending the willpower of the substantive swimsuit filed by the Federal Authorities and the Lawyer Normal of the Federation (AGF) towards each unions. He stated he was moved to grant the ex-parte utility due to the possible devastating impact the strike would have on the nation, its economic system and the folks.
The listening to of the principle swimsuit has been mounted for Thursday, November eighth.
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