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Sacked workers: NLC advises Imo residents to store food at home

09 February 2016, 15:24

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the residents of Imo state to store sufficient foodstuff at home in preparation of the planned strike over the sacked 3 000 workers by the state government.

The NLC gave the advise as the 14-day ultimatum given to the Imo State Government to recall the sacked workers and clear months of salary arrears among others, expires.

Also read: NLC threatens to shut down Imo over sacked workers

Igwe Achese, President of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and a member of the six-man action committee on Imo set up by leaders of the two factions of NLC, insisted that the planned industrial action would cripple activities government of in Imo State.

He said the planned action would also help the state government to understand and appreciate the principles of respect for the moral and legal rights of her workers and citizens.

He also warned those who use the roads that may lead in or out of Owerri, the state capital to seek other routes as traffic in these areas will be seriously affected.

Source: Vanguard

- News 24

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