Economy

Ogun Workers Give Strike Notice

Workers in the employ of the Ogun State Government have given the notice to resume their suspended industrial action.

The workers, under the umbrella of Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council, at an emergency meeting in Abeokuta, said the notice was in reaction to haphazard implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) reached with the government to suspend the strike last year  September.The Negotiation Council chairman, Comrade Folorunso Olanrewaju and the Secretary, Comrade Adebiyi Olusegun in a statement jointly signed and made available to newsmen noted that all the agreements in the MoU with timeline were not implemented by the government.

The Council expressed displeasure that the state government had failed to speak on payment of the twelve months arrears on the new minimum wage as a result of the delay in the implementation of the new salary.

The Negotiation Council also alleged the state government of failure to implement the promise of quarterly five hundred million naira for the payment of gratuity among others.

Wale Oluokun

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