The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said not until the government meets its demands, the ongoing indefinite strike that has paralyzed day-to-day activities nationwide, will not be called off. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the NLC made this known in a statement released on Tuesday by Comrade Emmanuel Ugboaja, General Secretary of the Union.
According to the NLC, the indefinite nationwide strike started today is just the beginning, adding that the industrial action was to free members of the Union in Imo State and ensure that the government is held accountable for its use of violent abduction and brutality as a tool in workplace engagement.
The NLC statement titled “Indefinite Nationwide Strike: A Great Beginning reads: “We wish to appreciate and congratulate all Affiliates and State Councils for the great work in complying with the directive of the National Executive Council (NEC) resolution to begin a nationwide strike today.
“Congress salutes your resoluteness and determination in ensuring that all of our workplaces were shut down completely and workers stayed at home. The solidarity and singlemindedness in delivering on our resolutions have put a lie to those who want to see a contrary outcome and have thoroughly made a resounding statement around the nooks and crannies of our nation.