By Ahmed Oluwasanjo
The Nationwide Union of Banks, Insurance coverage and Monetary Establishments Workers (NUBIFIE) has introduced that it’s going to mobilise its members to affix the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in its solidarity strike over the lingering Educational Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.
This transfer which can floor banking and insurance coverage companies throughout the nation is predicted to drive President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime to take “concrete” steps to finish the months-long ASUU strike.
“Nevertheless, if after the one-day protest by NLC on this concern and nothing is completed, the union could have no different choice than to name out all our members in banks, insurance coverage and different monetary establishments in solidarity with ASUU,” NUBIFIE stated in an announcement co-signed by its nationwide president, Anthony Abakpa, and normal secretary, Mohammed Sheikh, on Sunday.
NUBIFIE expressed concern in regards to the psychological trauma the lingering strike would proceed to have on the scholars and their educational efficiency.
The NLC had earlier stated it will organise a nationwide protest on July 26 and 27 over the failure of Mr Buhari’s regime to resolve the deadlock.
“We’ve scheduled as follows the nationwide days of protest to get our kids again to high school and help our unions in Nigeria’s public universities combating for high quality training. The dates are on July 26 and 27 in any respect the state capitals of the federation and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory and take-off factors are on the NLC State Secretariats and the Labour Home, Abuja,” NLC stated on Sunday.
Supply: Peoples Gazette.