The National Industrial Court has controlled the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) to stay off strike on Wednesday, until the hearing and determination of a suit brought before it by the Nigeria Attorney General of the Federation.
accordly to Nigeria Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, had dragged he NLC to the Industrial Court, looking for a request of the court limiting the NLC from continuing with the arranged strike.
He had looked for the request on the ground that the strike would deaden the country’s economy.
He told the Industrial Court that its refusal to allow the application would render the suit futile.
No direction spoke to the Nigeria Labor Congress.
At the point when asked by the managing judge, how the AGF knew the NLC was wanting to go on strike, Mr Malami said he saw an announcement issued by the worker’s party on their site and that the announcement had been distributed by the media.
The Court was managed by the President of the National Industrial Court, Justice Babatunde Adejumo.
Administering on an exparte application recorded by the AGF for the benefit of the Federal Government, Justice Adejumo requested gatherings to keep up the norm until the hearing and determination of the exparte movement.
The request will pass in 7 days
Justice Adejumo guided the candidate to discourse with the NLC towards a neighborly determination of their debate.
The case was suspended to May 24 for becoming aware of the movement on notification.
The Nigerian government is now holding converses with the NLC to address issues raised by the union after the legislature declared another value band for petrol, raising it from 86.50 to 145 Naira for every liter. The union is not happy with the 67.6 for each penny increment in the cost of petrol.
The Executive Secretary of the Electricity Workers Union, Joe Ajaero, who talked with newsmen after a meeting with the Federal government appointment in Abuja yesterday, disassociated the power specialists from the proposed strike activity.
Individuals from the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, have likewise said they won’t take an interest in the strike.