Labour Unions Vows to go on Strike Despite Court Ruling against it

Nigeian labour unions have vowed to go on an indefinite strike starting Monday September 28th, 2020. This is as a result of the hike in electricity tariffs and fuel pump price . Government have been in a series of meetings with the labour unions to reach an agreement on the issue but talks remains deadlock.

However, the Nigerian industrial court has issued an interim order restraining the unions from embarking on strike. Justice Ibrahim Galadima issued the order on Thursday September 28th following an application filed by a group known as, Peace and Unity Ambassadors Association.

But the Nigerian labour union leaders said they will not comply with the court ruling and has vowed to go on strike unless the movement yields to its demands.

Another meting of the Government and Labour unions has been scheduled for Monday September 28th, the day the strike is expected to commence.

You can read the full story on the Punch Newspapers.

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