The Labour movement in Kwara State, on Monday, has announced an indefinite strike action from Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
This Kwara strike will commence if the state government fails to sign the minimum wage agreement by the close of work on Monday, October 12, 2020.
The outcome of a meeting held by the organised labour and contained in a communique issued in Ilorin on Monday.
The labour movement comprising TUC, NLC, and JNC, met to review the state government’s stance on the minimum wage issue.
At the Labour House meeting, members agreed to commence an indefinite strike action until the state government meets workers’ demands.
Signed by the state Chairman of NLC, Issa Ore, Acting Chairman of TUC, Ezekiel Adegoke, and state chairman of JNC, Saliu Suleiman, the communique enjoined workers across the board to comply with the directive by staying at home from Tuesday.
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It implored” workers to please cooperate and actively participate in the struggle to achieve the desired success.
“Every worker should remain at home as any worker found in any ministry or offices will be seriously dealt with.”
“No worker comes to work until they are directed by the leadership of the labour movement.”
“We will make sure that nobody is victimised or harassed by the government in this respect,” the communique added.