The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has expressed its lack of confidence with the Buhari government, adding that Nigerian workers are not convenient with the continuous delay in implementing the new minimum wage.
The TUC chairman in Enugu state, Mr Chukwuma Igbokwe, made this displeasure known while addressing reporters in the state.
He said that the Nigerian workers were annoyed and would definitely proceed on industry action to make known their displeasure.
Addressing the ill-treatment of the unsuccessful negotiation over a proper salary chart for the grade levels from 7 to 17.
“We have just received a directive from our national union leaders to commence mobilisation if, at the end of work on October 16 the government didn’t comply with the labour’s demand, all our workers should proceed on strike.”
“If these conditions are not meant by the close of work on October 16, then we would wait for further directive from our leadership on our action.”
“I can confirm to you that every state in the country has started mobilisation. The truth is that Nigeria workers are angry and tired.”
“it’s not possible for you to be probating and reprobating. How can you come out to say I will pay and the following day you come out and say, you’re not paying,” he said