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Just In: Imo NLC Suspends Strike Give 2 Weeks Ultimatum To Imo State Government



Joe Ajero NLC National Chairman

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its on going industrial strike in Imo state give 2 weeks ultimatum to the government of Imo State to address their demands.

The suspension of the strike was announced by a statement issued by the NLC national president, Joe Ajaero on Tuesday 14th March 2023.

The statement disclosed that the suspension of the strike was due to mediation made by highly respected and well- meaning Nigerians from within and outside Imo State.”

The statement stated that the lifting of the industrial action was to enable residents of Imo state vote the candidates of their choices during this Saturday’s House of Assembly elections in the state.

The NLC further warned that if at the end of two weeks, and Imo state government fails to reverse its anti-labour policies, NLC would have no resume the industrial action in the state in a more severe way.

Read More:Governor Hope Uzodimma’s Reaction On The Industrial Action By Imo NLC.

The Statement Reads;

“Due to persistent interventions by highly respected and well-meaning Nigerians from within and outside Imo State, assurances by agents of the state government to make amends, and especially, in order to have an enabling environment for citizens in Imo state to perform their civic duty on Saturday, March 18, 2023, by way of voting for State House of Assembly candidates of their choice, on behalf of the Nigeria Labour Congress, I hereby announce the suspension of the industrial action for 2 weeks.

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