Nigerian electricity workers who caused a power outage in some parts of the country in a protest against unfair labor practices have pledged to restore supplies without further delay.
According to a statement from the Minister of Labor and Employment, after swift intervention to quench the furious trade union action, the Union has pledged to abide by the rule by restoring power while waiting for the government to meet its demands.
After the closed-door meeting, the Minister of Labor said through a statement provided to journalists by the head of the Ministry, Press and Public Relations, Olajide Oshundun; “The Honorable Minister for Labor and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has suspended the strike started by the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) after an emergency meeting between the union, the government and other stakeholders initiated by the Labor Minister. and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige.
“Dr Ngige has established a tripartite committee to investigate the grievances of electrical workers to address them.
“At the end of the meeting, NUEE Secretary General Joe Ajaero assured the minister that all necessary steps would be taken to immediately restore electricity supplies to the country.”
At the time of submitting this report, the Union leadership has not made any official statement. All attempts to reach the union were also unsuccessful.
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