The Organized labour including Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has suspended the ongoing nationwide strike, All Nigeria Latest News reports.
The strike was suspended on Wednesday night by the unions following the intervention of the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu.
The meeting with Ribadu commenced a few minutes after 7 pm and lasted for nearly an hour. Post-meeting, various affiliates and state chapters evaluated the outcomes, leading to the decision to call off the strike.
All Nigeria Latest News reports that Tommy Etim, the National Deputy Vice-President of the TUC confirmed the decision to suspend the strike.
“The NEC of the NLC and the TUC have suspended the strike. We did this based on our trust for the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, who gave us his words,” he said.
The unions initiated a protest in response to the brutalization of their National President, Joe Ajaero, in Imo on November 1. Additionally, the protest addressed the government’s failure to implement certain agreements reached on October 2, 2023.
Meanwhile, Ribadu announced that the perpetrators of the brutalization of Ajaero had been apprehended.