The Nigeria Labour Congress and The Trade Union Congress will Start a nationwide mobilisation in readiness for the strike which is set for November 6, 2018

The President of the Trade Union Congress, Bobboi Kaigama, made this report today, that the strike will go as planned should the government refuse to peg the minimum wage at N30,000.

Kaigama spoke on the devaluation of the naira coupled with the increase inflation rate had made life unbearable for Nigerian workers.

He added, “We are going to have a nationwide mobilisation on October 31 which is Tuesday across all 36 states and Abuja. Then we will be in Lagos to review our strategy and if there is no positive response by November 6, we will resume our strike.”

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity made a statement last Thursday that N30,000 as minimum wage for civil servants was not feasible.

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