Labour unites as aggrieved unions return to NLC


Members of NLC in front of Minister of Labour’s house during the protest over the refusal by the Minister to inaugurate the Board of NISTF in Abuja yesterday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

•Ajaero of ULC emerges Deputy President
•Labour now ready to confront workers’ challenges

By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Johnbosco Agbakwuru

FIVE years after the crisis and disunity that hit the Nigeria labour movement, peace  yesterday returned to the movement as leaders and affiliates of United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, rejoined the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, ending the rift that had weakened organized labour’s capacity to mobilise for mass actions against perceived anti-labour and anti-people policies of government.

Vanguard had Thursday exclusively reported imminent reconciliation of rift by both labour centres to form a more formidable NLC.

This came as the President of ULC, Joe Ajaero was announced as a Deputy President of NLC, while some members of the group were also fused…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper