Lagos Govt workers to join NLC, TUC strike

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By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Lagos Branch has ordered all workers under the employ of the Lagos State Government to join Labour strike on Monday.

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) had declared a nationwide strike over minimum wage of hike in electricity tariff beginning from Monday, June 3.

A statement issued by the ASCSN on Sunday and signed by the Secretary, Aladetan Abiodun, said no civil servant should come to work on Monday and must join the strike.

The statement said the action is to press home the demands of the workers, saying that all members were to comply with this directive.

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The association said the monitoring team of the NLC and TUC would be on ground to ensure compliance of the directive.

The statement reads: “Against the backdrop of the directive given by the National Body of our great Union and the leadership of both the NLC and TUC, all members are directed to proceed on strike commencing from Monday, June 3rd, 2024.

“This action is to press our demands for the reversal of the hike in electricity tariff and the conclusion of the ongoing discussion on a new National Minimum Wage.

“All members are to comply with this directive. Additionally, the monitoring team of the NLC and TUC will be on ground to ensure compliance.

“In solidarity,
“Aladetan Abiodun, Secretary,
“Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, Lagos State Branch”

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