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Workers in Ekiti call off strike

17 October 2014, 13:22

Ekiti - Workers in Ekiti State have suspended the two- week- old strike they declared over the the non- payment of their two-month salaries and allowances, Punch reports.

The workers suspended the strike a day after Governor Ayodele Fayose was sworn in at the Olu Kayode Stadium in Ado Ekiti, which was witnessed by the Chairman of People's Democratic Party, Adamu Muazu, governors of Akwa Ibom, Katsina, Cross River, Bauchi, Jigawa, Kaduna, Abia, Kebbi, Delta and Ondo States.

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The State Joint Negotiating Council Chairman, Oladipupo Johnson, who made the announcement in Ado Ekiti, said the workers agreed to suspend the strike in order to honour Governor Fayose after a meeting with the Head of Service, Bunnies Famosaya.

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