Anambra Labour Commences Strike Action Today

The Anambra state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress and civil society of Nigeria have condemned in strong term the removal of subsidy  on the premium Motor Spirit (PMS) by the federal government and described it as described it as insensitive o the plight of common man.
Addressing journalists  at the end of their meeting in Awka, the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Jerry Nnubia lamented that the APC led administration has disappointed Nigerians with their programme of governance,  he called on workers, non civil service work force to join them in the struggle to liberate Nigerians from the stronghold of the present administration.
He maintained that the strike action, which will commence tomorrow (Today) will be indefinite in line with the national body of the NLC request, in making sure that government is forced to revert the pump price of petroleum from the present price of 145 naira to its previous price of 86 naira respectively.
The Labour union said Nigerians should not be a party to an policy of government that will impoverish the nation the more and urged all and sundry not to see the struggle as labour struggle but as a fight to liberate the country from the clutches of mal-administration of the government.
Speaking on the court injunction, secured from an industrial court, barring labour to embark of its proposed strike action, comrade Nnubia described the court order as laughable, alleged that the APC led administration had on many occasion failed to obey court orders, noting that the order was gotten without involving labour being the principal player in the proposed strike action as a party to the suite.
They however noted with equivocation that Nigerians would not settle for anything less than total reversal to the initial pump price of the premium  motor spirit (PMS) of 86 per liter.
The Anmabra state strike rally is bid to kick off on Thursday, 19th of May, 2016, urged traders, bankers, market women, shop owners, civil society, labour bodies and affiliates to comply, said the body would not enforce any union that refused to identify with the struggle of libration.

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