Workers Of Nigerian Electricity Suspend Strike

Electricity workers in Nigeria has suspend their strike action 24 hours after causing total darkness in the country. This was confirmed by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC)

The head of National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) Comrade Joe Ajaero, says the body has met with the federal government.

Twenty-four hours after the entire Nigeria was thrown into darkness, the country’s electricity workers have suspended their industrial action.

The strike was suspended when the effect of the action became biting and Nigerians started raising alarm even though many citizens still suffer irregular power supply.

The suspension of the strike action was confirmed by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company which announced further that its offices are now open for business.

The strike action had followed a 21-day ultimatum the workers issued Nigeria’s power minister, Saleh Mamman, who refused to dialogue with them.

In another statement confirming the suspension of the strike, Comrade Joe Ajaero of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), said a meeting had been convened with the federal government.

Ajaero disclosed that the grievances of the workers were addressed at the meeting which lasted till early on Thursday, December 12