Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Polls: Workers May Embark on Strike

The Nigerian workers present at the experts meeting of the 5th session of the Labour and Social Affairs Commission have decided to abandon the meeting for home following the announcement of the election results by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The workers, led by Trade Union Congress (TUC) President General and President, Petroleum & Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Peter Esele, and the Deputy President, Nigeria Labour Congress, Onikoliese Irabor, expressed displeasure particularly with the Edo State gubernatorial result which was reportedly given to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidate. They claimed that it was theft of the people's mandate.

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