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JUST IN: Court Orders NLC, TUC Not To Embark On Strike Action Over Fuel, Electricity Hike

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A court in Nigeria has ruled that NLC and TUC should not embark on the proposed nationwide strike.


The National Industrial Court has given an order restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) their officers, affiliates and privies from embarking on any strike or stoppage of work from Monday September, 28 2020, according to TheNation..



The interim injunction was given by Justice Ibrahim Galadima, who said the order was pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.

He court also granted an order of interim injunction restraining the unions, their officers, affiliates, privies from disrupting, restraining, picketing or preventing the workers or its affiliates or ordinary Nigerians from accessing their offices to carry out their legitimate duties on the 28th September 2020 or any other date.

Justice Galadima made the order sequel to an ex-parte application filed by the Incorporated Trustees of Peace and Unity Ambassadors Association through their counsel, Sunusi Musa.

The court also granted an order compelling the Inspector General of Police and the Director General Department of State Services (DSS) to provide protection for workers engaged in their legitimate duties from any form of harassment, intimidation and bullying by the officers, agents or privies of the unions pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.

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