The FCT Chapter of Nigerian Union of Native Authorities Workers (NULGE) has shut down actions on the Bwari Space Council Secretariat over non-implementation of the brand new minimal wage.
Mr. Abdullahi Yahaya, FCT NULGE Secretary, in an announcement on Monday in Bwari Abuja, directed its members to remain at dwelling till their calls for had been met.
Yahaya stated that the union had earlier written a memo to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to intimate it of the union’s challenges and plans.
“The union in its emergency assembly held on Oct. 28 deliberated on the problem of non- implementation of the brand new minimal wage, 20 months after.
“We had earlier despatched a reminder on Oct. 19 to remind the Honourable Minister of the FCT, Mr Bello Mohammed, on our stand of Oct. 31 if the minimal wage will not be applied.
“In view of the foregoing, the union has agreed that the workers of the six space councils of the FCT and the non-teaching workers of the Native Training Authority (LEA) within the space council shall proceed on an indefinite strike from 1 a.m. on Nov. 1,’’ he stated.
NAN stories that the council secretariat was shut and members of the union prevented individuals from going into the constructing.
Additionally, one of many council workers, who spoke to newsmen, stated that the transfer was a welcome concept as so many households couldn’t meet up with the worth hike of products and companies.
In line with him, implementation of the brand new minimal wage will cushion the impact of COVID-19 on them.