Oyo Workers Suspend Strike | Leadership Newspaper


The Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its industrial action recently embarked upon by its members as a result of the failure of the outgoing governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi to effect the payment of salary and arrears of workers in the state.

The chairman of NLC in Oyo State, Comrade Titilola Sodo made this known on Monday to journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

He noted that the incoming governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde was a well-bred, well nurtured person, noting that the labour belief that he would address all issues pertaining to the welfare of Oyo State workers.

“In defence to this man of honour and to assure Engineer Seyi Makinde of the good intentions of Oyo State workers, the strike action is hereby suspended, and workers are hereby directed to resume immediately.”

He emphasised that some of the demand of the workers have been on the table of the out -going government for the last one to two years, adding that…

Source: Leadership Newspaper