Abuja — The federal authorities has mounted a gathering with the leadership of the Senior Workers Affiliation of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non Academic Workers Union of Universities and Allied Institutions (NASU) on Tuesday (the next day)
Officers of the federal authorities and the organised labour will also meet this day (Monday) on the Bouquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja to assess the reports of the 2 joint committees residing up to area ways of monitoring the costs of electricity and petrol within the country.
The following day’s meeting is to cease an impending industrial action that will consequence in every other shutdown of the country’s tertiary institutions.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige confirmed the meeting to THISDAY the day previous to this.
He stated that the non-instructing unions were invited to the meeting to plan shut a opinion at iron out their grievances and to cease them from continuing on strike by February 5 as threatened.
Ngige stated: ‘ We now contain got their come at some level of of strike and a gathering has been mounted for Tuesday to talk about the points”.
The unions had collectively issued an ultimatum to the federal authorities to take care of their grievances by February 5 or face an indefinite industrial action.
SSANU and NASU had earlier undertaken a three-day impart on the the total universities within the country to plan authorities’s attention to their grievances.
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In a related pattern, the officials of the federal authorities and the organised labour will also meet this day (Monday) on the Bouquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja to assess the reports of the 2 joint committees residing up to area ways of monitoring the costs of electricity and petrol within the country.
The committees got up until January 25 to wait on out their assignments and post their reports to the federal authorities.
Per the eye of the meeting signed by the Deputy Director and Head of Press and Public Family on the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr. Charles Akpan, the minister, Ngige will probably be net hosting a bilateral dialogue between the federal authorities and the organised labour.
The come at some level of stated the meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 1, 2021 on the Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa by 7pm.
One in every of the committees on electricity tariff is headed by the Minister of Issue for Labour, Mr. Festus Keyamo whereas the Technical Committee on Petrol Pricing Framework has Mr. Onochie Azubuike Anyaoku as its chairman.
The Keyamo-led committee, which changed into residing up unhurried final 365 days within the wake of protests by organised labour over alleged 100 per cent hike in electricity tariff is expected to wait on out a thorough review of the yardstick and processes old to repair the tariff.