Governor El-Rufai Cries Out Over NLC 5-day Warning Strike

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The governor of state has attacked the over its 5-day warning .

Governor Nasir has accused the Nigeria Congress of using its warning to sabotage his state’ economy.

The state government said that the conditions that compelled its decision to right-size its work force had not been altered by the Nigeria Congress () five days warning .

The Adviser Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, in a statement, explained the government’ firm commitment to using all the resources it can generate to serve the interest of the majority of its citizens.

The statement pointed that the government’s resolve was only reinforced by the desperate actions undertaken by the to unlawfully trespass government facilities, and prevent officers from signing attendance registers.

The statement noted that despite these actions, the state government has guaranteed access to the state secretariat and other government offices.

It noted that the government intends to continue running its operations in service to the people, despite the futile efforts of the NLC to impede it, adding that all officers from GL 14 upwards are expected at their duty posts as usual.

He lamented that the NLC has also shut access for several citizens, in addition to shutting down electricity, including several hospitals and chased away the patients.

The statement further decried, “ hospitals in Kawo, Tudun-Wada, Kafanchan, Giwa, Rigasa, Kakuri and Sabon Tasha were illegally locked. They also shut rural hospitals and primary health centres in Kwoi, Turunku and other locations across the state.”

The statement explained that the government shares the pain of the people of State amidst what it described as the avalanche of unlawful conduct by the NLC and appealed to all residents to remain peaceful and vigilant.

The statement warned that the government was documenting all these violations of the Miscellaneous Offences Act and the Trade Union Act.

He said that the government welcomed the visit by the leaders of the Trade Union Congress who met the Head of Service, Bariatu Y. Mohammed.

Hajiya Bariatu had reported the constructive attitude of the TUC delegation led by Barrister Musa Lawal, its Secretary-.

According to him, the TUC team included Comrade Isa Mohammed of PENGASSAN, Comrade Bulama Haruna, Comrade Ebere Okpara, Comrade Yunusa Zubairu, Comrade Aliyu Yunusa and of the State of the TUC.