The Joint National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, have suspended the ongoing strike over the battering of the NLC President, Joe Ajaero, among other pending issues.

The strike was suspended following the intervention of the Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser, NSA.

Recall that the Federal Government had invited leaders of the NLC and the TUC for a meeting over the ongoing nationwide strike.

Clusterchannel gathered that the meeting was at the instance of the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu.

Mr Ribadu had earlier issued a statement appealing to the organized labour to suspend the strike.

He said those who assaulted the NLC President Joe Ajaero had been arrested and undergoing investigation.

The meeting has in attendance, Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong, Minister of State, Nkeiruka Onyeajeocha and National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu.

On the other hand, the organized labour delegation was led by TUC President, Festus Osifo, NLC Secretary General, Emmanuel Ugboaja and other labour leaders.


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