By Victor Habila, Kaduna
All governmental activities are set to be grounded in Kaduna State as the Nigeria Labour Congress Kaduna State Council said it will embark on a warning strike for sacking of over four thousand workers in the state.
This was contained in a statement jointly signed by the Chairperson of the state Council, Comrade Ayuba Magaji Suleiman and the Secretary Comrade Christiana John Bawa which was made available to journalists in Kaduna.
According to the statement, the decision was resolved in an emergency meeting held with the delegation from the national headquarters of congress in Kaduna.
It says that the total withdrawal of services would commences this coming Sunday 16th May, 2021 by 12:00am (midnight).
It’s lamented that due process was not followed on the recent disengagement of over four thousand workers from the Local Government Service, SUBEB and Primary Health Care Agency by Kaduna State Government.
”The proposed withdrawal of services and the protest would be monitored by the National President’s and the General Secretaries of Nigeria Labour Congress of all the unions and the Global President, Comrade Ayuba Waba will be in Kaduna state to ensure the enforcement.
NLC directed that all civil servants in Kaduna state to remain at home for five days as a warning strike after which further directive will be given.
It also urges civil societies organizations, Journalists, market women and men, Okada riders and well meaning citizens to support workers in Kaduna state at this trying time.
It will be recalled that Kaduna State Government sacked over thirty thousand workers in twenty sixteen and up to date their entitlements have not been settled.