Civil Servants in Niger State Commence Indefinite Strike

The Organized labour in Niger State have directed civil servants in Niger state to commence an indefinite strike from Tuesday Midnight, December 1st.

The strike by the labour according to them follows the failure of the State Government to pay the civil servants their full November 2020 salary.

A statement which was jointly signed by the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Garba Yakubu and Trade Union Congress, TUC counterpart, Tanimu Yunusa said, the State Government proposal to cut off the pay of local government workers is also not acceptable.

The statement adds that arrangements for the full payment of the October salaries of local government workers must be addressed.

It also said that the government should refund its civil servants the balance of their salaries that were slashed by percentage in June this year.

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