Strike: Niger invites labour leaders for dialogue  


The government of Niger state has invited the state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for dialogue in a fresh move to avert the labour strike called for Wednesday February 21, 2024.

The government stated this Tuesday in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Abubakar Usman, in Minna. 

He stated that the administration is enjoying very cordial relationship with the organised labour assuring that contentions issues would be amicably addressed in the best interest of the state.

“In furtherance of this understanding, the government of Niger state today Tuesday 20th February, 2024 invited organized labour to a meeting by 2 pm and it is hoping to receive its cooperation in this regard,” adding that government is disposed to continuous discussion with the organized labour.  

He assured the general public that the administration of Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago is people and labour friendly and remains open to dialogue and negotiations that will move Niger state forward.

He said, “The present administration is committed to the principle dialogue and social bargaining for the benefit of the state.”