MWUN to shut down seaports over arrest of 20 dockers by Gov Wike
led by the Governor, Nyesom Wike, that they were on essential services, fell on deaf ears in spite of the fact that they presented duly signed ‘essential duty port pass’ issued by the NPA. Instead the governor mocked them that they should go to Abuja and work.”
till further notice, leading to loss of jobs by Nigerians dockworkers.”
remain open for essential service operations, while dockworkers and others at the ports should be exempted from movement restrictions.
purposed, Adeyanju noted that oil platforms and other maritime related operations would definitely suffer as a result of the development.
prevail on the governor for immediate release of the dockers and other workers.
nothing is done to effect the release of our members, the Union will have no option but to withdraw
our services in the entire nation’s seaport, terminals and jetties in solidarity with our detained members, as an injury to one is an injury to all.”