After the expiration of the 2 weeks ultimatum given to the administration of Yola Electrical energy Distribution Firm ( YEDC), the Senior Workers Affiliation of Electrical energy and Allied Firm ( SSAEAC) members have launched into an indefinite strike motion to impress on the corporate to maintain up with their welfare and improved companies calls for.
Addressing newsmen on the Yerwa Enterprise Unit of the YEDC in Maiduguri Wednesday, the Secretary Common of the Affiliation, A U Dubagari mentioned “following the expiration of the two weeks ultimatum to the management of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company and refusal to sign the conditions of service dated 93/07/20019 all members are hereby directed to down their tools from today 10/07/2019 till further notice.”
The protesters holding plycards with varied inscription ” No more slsvery in YEDC, ” No to Dehumanization in YEDC” amongst others. They have been singing solidary songs and shutting the gates of the unit and inserting Lea es on the automobiles of the corporate.
It will be recalled that in 2017 a tripette committee consisting of the administration of YEDC and two unions of the corporate have been arrange to attract situation of service for the employees of YEDC and likewise a number of correspondences requesting the corporate to expidite motion and signal the situation of service of employees fell on deaf ear.
Dubagari mentioned the strike turned essentially following the failure of the administration to signal the situation regardless of the intervention of the Federal ministry of labour and the expiration of two weeks ultimatum contained in a letter dated Could 9, 2019 with reference quantity NUEE/ SSAEC/JAC2019/1001/109 to behave inside one week.
The affiliation due to this fact referred to as on most people to be persistence and bear with them as they pursue their legimate proper.