NLC across the nation strike: Situation report from Anambra
A group of the Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Thursday went from one government office to the next to uphold consistence of the as of late proclaimed across the country strike.
The group, which was driven by pioneers of the associations were despatched to different foundations, including; the state secretariat, legal intricate, government High Court and others, where they bolted up the workplaces, pursuing specialists out of their workplaces.
However, the state director of NLC, Mr Jerry Nnubia, declined meet with columnists, a pioneer of the association in the state, who declined to be specified, said their activity was simply to conform to the mandate from the national body, as specialists in the state don’t have any issue with the state government.
The Head of Service in the state, Barr Harry Uduh, who talked with writers said he comprehends the situation of the Union and the requirement for them to complete the implementation, yet said the state government has been benevolent with laborers, and have constantly paid them speedily.
He said the requirement of the strike has nothing to do with the state government/specialists relationship, while encouraging them to put a human face to their implementation to guarantee that they don’t conclude the exercises of the legislature.
“As should be obvious, a few laborers followed the strike, however despite everything we have our key staffs in the services who can help in the running of things.
“Presently, specialists in Anambra state have been paid their September pay rates, and we are not owing anybody, so it is unreasonable to close down the exercises of this administration, in as much as we realize that it is an across the country strike.”
In the mean time, the strike saw an immaterial level of consistence in other area of the state as instructors were found in schools, and bank staffs were additionally taking care of clients and others were at their obligation post, when DAILY POST reporter went round the capital city of Awka to screen consistence of the strike.
Oil stations were likewise open and it was hard to trust that there was strike in the state.
At the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Awka, every one of the specialists, including specialists, medical caretakers and other wellbeing experts, were taking care of the expansive number of patients seen in different bureaus of the healing facilities.
The Ukwu Oji region of Awka which is generally ruled by banks and typically exceptionally occupied was the same as different days, all during that time and vehicular and human movement did not stop for the duration of the day as laborers stayed at work.