Ogun State workers have issued a two-week ultimatum to the state governor, Ibikunle Amosun, to address their demands, saying they would embark on strike if the governor fails.
The demands include payment of salary deductions, compulsory pension contribution and gratuities.
The workers had earlier embarked on indefinite strike, but called it off 10 days later, following the intervention of some traditional rulers, legislators, retired heads of service and permanent secretaries.
However, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in conjunction with the National Public Negotiating Council and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, said two weeks was given for the state government to “respond positively” to their demands.
The state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Akeem Ambali, said the workers called off the previous strike to show respect to the notable individuals who intervened.
“The speaker and honourable members of the House of Assembly met with us and they asked for two weeks to enable them iron out our issues with the governor.
“If they are saying two weeks, then let us wait and see what would happen. The governor will meet labour personally in the next couple of hours,” Mr. Ambali added.
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