In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 28th, September, 2020

Nigerians Assault NLC For Suspending Nationwide Strike, Accuse Them Of Amassing Bribe

Nigerians Attack NLC For Suspending Nationwide Strike, Accuse Them Of Collecting Bribe




Leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Commerce Union Congress have been accused of receiving bribe to name off the proposed nationwide strike over the rise in petrol and electrical energy tariff.


Social media customers accused NLC and TUC leaders of taking bribe to be able to controversially conform to droop the strike on Monday morning after assembly with the federal authorities.


The brand new settlement, in response to the Minister of Labour and Employment (State) Festus Keyamo entails the suspension of the brand new electrical energy tariff hike for 2 weeks.


The settlement has stirred reactions and criticisms from Nigerians on social media, who accused the NLC leaders of not being in assist of the lots.


Some accused the labour Union leaders of being bribed, including that suspension of electrical energy tariff was only one demand out of many considerations raised by Nigerians.


Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:


@Super_Spotter “Labour suspends strike after reaching an settlement with FG in a single day! No surprises. My very own is, of all of the calls for, FG solely suspended the rise in electrical energy tariffs for two weeks. Nothing stated about petrol. NLC didn’t even discuss concerning the extended AsUU strike! We’re not prepared.”


@Premadonnaviv “Two weeks reversal of electrical energy tariff hike isn’t sufficient to droop the strike. Everyone knows that the ‘palliatives’ the FG is providing is bullshit. What about gasoline worth? Most areas don’t even have steady electrical energy, we nearly all the time depend on gasoline for all the pieces.”

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@MFarees “Federal Authorities orders the halt within the electrical energy hike in order that labour would droop the strike, however ASUU has been on strike for nearly 6 months now, and the FG ain’t saying nothing about it, as a result of schooling is just not their enterprise, solely Labour strike may have an effect on them.”


@AdekolaDammy “NLC and TUC and people who went into that settlement to droop the strike are enemies of the lots. Is the strike solely about electrical energy tariff? We’ll certainly by gasoline for N200/litre. Why decontrol when refineries are usually not working? No surprise, we by no means believed in Labour.”


@AliyuAbumalik1 “The toothless Nigeria Labour Congress have determined to droop the strike after placing a deceitful and insalubrious settlement with the Nigerian Authorities. And that is the start of the tip for the lots in Nigeria.”


@SimplyOmoniyi “U have stated it a number of occasions, we don’t have labour union anymore. That is the worst set of labour leaders we’ve. They’re solely taken with cashing out and clout chasing. Paschal Bafyau and Adams Oshiomole stay the very best labour leaders this nation even had. What a pity.”


@Martmekus “Labour is just not severe but. So that they didn’t demand for a reduce on salaries, emoluments & allowance of political leaders? No reduce on no of aides? They didn’t demand for a cease to the subsidizing of political leaders when it comes to us paying for hire, meals, gasoline and so forth. No, we’re not prepared.”

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@Iamkaypable “Are we placing due to the hike or we’re placing as a result of we’re bored with all the pieces incorrect with this administration? Now we have insecurity, injustice, the police reform invoice, the kalokalo and tinini-tanana economic system modules.Labour is a disgrace on this nation!”


@Hizzo9 “The present Labour chairman na Huge Idiot, I’ve all the time identified. He’s additionally a device for this authorities, How are you going to declare to be on the facet of the lots and droop the strike as a result of 2 weeks mumu cruise. I quit abeg.”


@Tolu_ene “One thing has occurred behind the curtains, both NLC was threatened, or they have been bribed!”


@Michael997 “Organized labour has simply failed woefully. Nothing tangible was agreed, and why was the federal government Representatives not led by the president? @WabbaAyuba you’ve performed and rubbished once more by this insincere authorities or has one thing modified arms? I’m simply asking sha.”


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