As the strike action embarked upon by organised labour in Niger state entered it’s fifth day there are strong indication that the strike would be called off soon.
This followed fruitful discussion on renegotiation table between representatives of Niger state government and organised labour in Minna.
Niger state government has at the moment agreed to pay it’s balance of November salary for Civil Servants while discussions were on for the payment of thirty percent balance of June salary.
Niger state government also invited leadership of ALGON as well as Permanent Secretary and Commissioner for Local Government including that of organised labour for a meeting today to discuss and trash the issue of October salary.
While appreciating it’s members for the show of solidarity organised labour in Niger state however reminded them the strike is still on pending further announcement from it’s leadership.
State Commissioner of Information and Strategy Alh Mohd Sani Idris had in a telephone interview explained that Niger state government has now paid the balance of November salary for Civil Servants all geared towards reaching an amicable settlement.
Radio Nigeria Correspondent in Minna Aliyu Lawal quoted the Niger state Commissioner of Information and Strategy as saying that as responsible government the administration of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello will do all it takes to honour it’s obligations and advised labour to as a matter of urgency rescind it’s decision and called off the strike.