New Naira Notes Scarcity: SSASCGOC Directs Members To Mobilise For aindustrial Action


By Chisom Onuoha

The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) has directed its members to mobilise for industrial action following the seven day ultimatum by the Trade Union Congress to the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria to put an end to the suffering by Nigerians as as result of petrol and new naira notes scarcity.

SSASCGOC, an affiliate of TUC, said it would implement the directive issued by the Congress.

In a statement by its President-General, Comrade Kayode Alakija and General Secretary, Comrade Ayo Olorunfemi, the union said it couldn’t fold its arms and allow the leadership of the country continue to subject workers and the Nigeria populace into harrowing and excruciating experience.

The statement reads: “Following the untold hardship and agony that our members all over are currently passing through, and the subsequent directive issued by the President of our Labour Centre, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) Comrade (Engr) Festus Osifo, we hereby put our members nationwide on notice to commence maximum mobilization.

“We cannot fold our arms and allow the leadership of this country continue to subject our workers and the Nigeria populace into harrowing and excruciating experience.

“SSASCGOC as a Trade Union shall do everything possible under the law to fight and protect the rights of its members.

“Never in the history of Nigeria have workers been thrown into this type of hardship. The sorrow, pains and hopelessness foisted on Nigerian workers have grown to the highest level and can no longer be tolerated.

“We shall Implement fully, the ultimatum issued by the Trade Union Congrats (TUC) to the Federal Government to lmmedlately find solution to the economic hardship Imposed on Nigerian workers by unpopular neollberal policies of government.

“Remember Injury to one is injury to all; let’s use together in union to save our beloved country.

“To this end we call on all our members to be on red alert and await further directives.”

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