Kogi workers end two-month strike

TVC E Members of the organized labour in Kogu State have called of their two months strike over unpaid salaries, by the administration of ex-governor Idris Wada. The workers who are currently owed four months’ salary were Tuesday commended by the new governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, for calling off their strike. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy, Abdulkarim Abdulmalik, in a statement issued Tuesday in Lokoja, said he thanked labour leaders for shelving their industrial action. The governor, said that their decision to repudiate the strike was borne out of their confidence in his government and commended the organized labour for calling off their industrial action which commenced prior to his inauguration. The governor expressed regret over what he described as the pathetic situation of the workers who are being owed several months’ salaries, saying his government will look into the issue dispassionately with a view to finding a permanent solution...