The current industrial action in Imo State has been put on hold by the Nigeria Labour Congress.
Joe Ajaero, the NLC National President, released a statement announcing the strike’s suspension.
According to the statement, “highly respected and well-meaning Nigerians from within and outside Imo state” intervened to bring the strike to an end.
According to the statement, the purpose of ending the strike was to let state residents vote for their preferred candidates in the state’s House of Assembly elections on Saturday.
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“Due to persistent interventions by highly respected and well-intentioned Nigerians from within and outside Imo State;” read the statement. assurances from state government officials promising to make amends; And especially, on behalf of the Nigeria Labour Congress, I hereby announce the suspension of the ongoing strike action in Imo state in order to provide a conducive environment for citizens in the state to perform their civic duty on Saturday, March 18, by voting for State House of Assembly candidates of their choice.
“The state government or its agencies are expected to meet the demands of the state’s workers over the course of the two-week suspension.
“The Nigeria Labour Congress will be left with no choice but to resume the suspended action with more ferocity if this window of opportunity is not utilized.”