THE Nigeria Labour Congress,NLC and the Trade Union Congress,TUC have resolved to proceed mobilise workers to begin indefinite strike,tomorrow over fuel hike. The workers’ action,according to Vanguard source, is to take effect from 12 midnight today.
This was the resolution of the union at its National Executive Council,NEC meeting, held today,at the NLC headquarters in Abuja. Although,newsmen, who waited anxiously to be briefed of the development at the meeting,were left unattended to,a source told Vanguard that the workers’ unions resolved to proceed on an indefinite strike,beginning from 12 midnight.
The source said the unions took the decision to mobilise workers on strike,after exhaustive deliberations on last week’s fuel hike by the federal government and the attendant consequences on the Nigerian workers and the general public.