Breaking: Labour kicks off indefinite strike, shuts govt owned offices, hospitals

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Breaking: Labour kicks off indefinite strike, shuts govt owned offices, hospitals

Following the state government’s appointment of politicians as executive directors in government parastatal in the state, the organised Labour has embarked on an indefinite strike,

The decision, according to the workers was prompted by a perceived violation of civil service laws, as they shut down government offices and hospitals..

Our Correspondent who visited the the gates under lock and key, including health care facilities across the 25 Local Government Areas of Niger State.

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The Niger State Governor, Umar Bago, had earlier appointed several persons to assume duty as executive directors of finance, administration and operations as well as chairmen, members and permanent commissioners of local government service commission among others.

In an earlier statement through the Secretary to the State Government, Abubakar Usman, the state government said a meeting was held on 20th with organized labour with a view to averting the strike action.

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However, the organised labour had denied holding a meeting with any government representative yesterday.

According to close sources, the Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Abdulmalik Sarkindaji, is holding a meeting with the organised Labour on behalf of the state government.

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