Ngige and NEMA workers reach an agreement

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Source: Channels TV

There are strong indications that the workers of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), have finally reached an agreement with the Minister of Labour, Mr Chris Ngige following an industrial action it earlier embarked upon.

The staff of the agency had on Thursday, proceeded on a three-day warning strike to press home their demand for better welfare packing, with a directive issued in Abuja by the Trade Union Congress and the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria.

Following this development, Dr. Ngige convened a meeting with the grieving workers led by its by Director-General, Engr. Mustapha Maihaja and representatives of the TUC, ASCSN, FCT and the Nigeria Civil Service Union.

It was gathered that the meeting ended with a joint settlement agreement signed by both parties with the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour as a witness.

According to the NEMA’s Spokesperson, Mr Sani Datti, its offices are expected to re-open for normal operation nationwide today, as contained in a statement, made available to Channels Television on Friday.

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