The National Executive Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have called off their ongoing strike.
The strike, according to the unions, was suspended following the intervention of the National Security Adviser, NSA, Nuhu Ribadu.
According to reports, the meeting which commenced a few minutes past 7 pm lasted for close to one hour during which various affiliates and state chapters reviewed the outcome of the meeting held between the leaders of the organised labour and Ribadu.
This was disclosed by the National Deputy Vice-President of TUC, Tommy Etim, during an interview with newsmen.
“The NEC of the NLC and the TUC have suspended the strike. We did this based on our trust for the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, who gave us his words,” he said.
“The labour leaders met with Ribadu alongside the Minister of Labour, Simon Lalong, at the Office of the NSA on Wednesday afternoon. The NSA had announced that the individuals responsible for the brutalisation of Ajaero had been arrested
“The organised labour is protesting against the alleged brutalisation of its National President, Joe Ajaero, and the failure of the government to implement some of the agreements reached on October 2, 2023, effectively”