|Mr Adeyanju Adewale, National President, Dock workers Union, at Apapa port on Wednesday|
strike action it embarked upon at the nation’s ports on Wednesday.
Dockworkers confirmed on Thursday that the union had suspended the strike after
a meeting with management of the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA).
as the NPA promised to get back to it at the close of business today.
|Mr Hakeem Lawal, Head of Tally Clerks and On-board security workers, at the Apapa port during the strike|
confirmed that the strike had been suspended.
NPA on Wednesday to discuss the issues that led to the strike.
before the NPA,” Bunu said.
Affairs of the NPA, said that the
meeting with the striking union workers was still on.
conclusively, to avoid a re-occurrence of such action.
the maritime workers union yesterday and hope to address the issues raised.
to avoid this kind of situation again,” Iliya said.
embarked on a strike on Wednesday after a 21-day ultimatum it gave to the NPA to
address issues affecting its members.
concerning the non-payment of salaries of members of the union, and welfare of
the NPA staff.
jobs of onboard tally clerks and security and had failed to pay their salaries
in the last six months.
Federal Government should look into the matter to avoid a total shutdown of the
nation’s ports by the striking dock workers.
industry to creating employment and sustaining the nation’s economy.
workers, said the issue had dragged on for long and that the action was the
only way to make the NPA management listen to the union.
even as he expressed fears over the possibility of the payment of their