Benue workers comply with NLC warning strike
Unlike the first day of the warning strike called by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the second day witnessed almost total compliance in Benue State.
On the second day, the state secretariat located at the High Level area of Makurdi was deserted when The Guardian visited, as civil servants stayed away from work.
The Guardian also learnt that local council employees across the state also stayed away following a directive from the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE).
Similarly, both the academic and non-academic staff of Benue State University (BSU) and other institutions of higher learning in the state also downed tools.
A lecturer in the Department of Languages and Linguistics at BSU, Prof. Tartule Tijah, told The Guardian: “Yes, we have fully complied with the strike action. We have not gone to work.”
Banks across the state also remained shut, unlike the first day when only Polaris, Access and few other banks complied with the strike.
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