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NLC To Shut Down Country’s Economy For Three Days in Solidarity With ASUU, Other Varsity Striking Unions

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has stirred up a strong indications which may cripple the nation’s economy for three working days in solidarity with the striking varsity union’s

This is coming after the union NLC met at Abuja with the four varsity unions on strike to press home it demands from the federal government.

The National labour congress, NLC had disclosed that the stated meeting was held to note the level of engagement between the striking unions and the Nigerian federal government.

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Comrade Emma Ugbaja, the NLC General Secretary of NLC revealed that the slated meeting was a means to resolve the lingering strike between the aggrieved unions and government in the interest of all stakeholders of the sector.

Recall that the lecturers have shut down the public universities in the country as a result of the government failure to meet their demands.

The four unions who are ASUU, SSANU, NAAT, and NASU the affiliated union with the NLC had shut down universities with the unresolved of the with the IPPIS resulting to shortfalls in their salaries, non-payment of the minimum wage arrears, revatisatipn funds, payment of academic allowances and nonreview of the 2009 Agreement with the government according to the striking.

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According to report, the meeting said it was resolved that the NLC would call a Central Working Committee, CWC, meeting to make a stand in solidarity with the striking union.

In a statement released, reads “The NLC said it will take the matter to the CWC. One of the suggestions to make government take action was a three day strike which will lead to shutting down the economy in solidarity with the unions.”

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And when asked the CWC meeting will, the source said no date has been fixed yet.

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  1. That’s great we need one voice to
    Talk to our government in this country
    Kudos to nlc for their bold step its
    A nice action to take and is so kind
    Of them, at least government should
    Listing to the citizens for once
    If their own children are schooling
    Here they will never allow this long
    All the time strike to be happening
    Because they valued their own family
    And they want best for their children
    Nigeria government should learn how
    To do things right always, they should
    Know what the citizen want at a point
    In time and their will be peace in the country

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