With three weeks to the end of the PDP administration in the state, Labour leaders in Bauchi state have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the Yuguda led administration fails to pay its workers the two months’ salary arrears owned the civil servants in the state.
The Workers in Bauchi state have poised for a show-down with the out-going Governor Isa Yuguda-led government over the non-payment of March and April salaries, hence the decision of labour leaders to give the state government up to Tuesday, May 12, 2015 to pay the backlog of two months salaries or they withdraw their services from all the sectors.
According to a statement issued yesterday by the labour leaders, signed by the State Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Hashimu Mohammed Gital, Trade Union Council, TUC, Chairman, Comrade Mohammed Usman Misau, and the Chairman Joint Negotiation Council, JNC, Comrade Aliyu Mohammed stated that the ultimatum for the payment of the backlog of the two months’ salaries was part of the resolution reached at a meeting of leaders of the Organized Labour held recently in the state.
“That payment of March and April salaries be made on or before Tuesday, May 12, 2015, that failure to meet this demand will lead to withdrawal of services of the workers in the state”, Labour leaders warned.

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