Court stops NLC TUC strike over fuel, electricity hike
The National Industrial Court in Abuja, on Thursday, issued an interim order restraining
the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress from embarking on their strike planned
to start on Monday, September 28, 2020.
Court stops NLC TUC strike
Justice Ibrahim Galadima said the order was pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.
The 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 to protect 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.