The National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees, NUBIFIE, today, has released a statement announcing that all banks would be closed on Tuesday, September 5, and Wednesday, September 6, 2023.
The notification, according to the statement, is in accordance with the Nigeria Labour Congress’ decision to call for a two-day strike action following the NEC meeting on Thursday, August 31, 2023.
“In line with the communique issued after the meeting of National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) held on Thursday 31 August2023 that all affiliates should direct all its members to commence two days withdrawal of services from Tuesday & Wednesday the 5 & 6 September2023
“The directive is imperative to get the needed attention of the government and warn it off its new found love of meddling in the internal affairs of unions rather than address the punishing economic circumstances we find ourselves in.
“We hereby direct all our organs to comply with this directive by ensuring all our members stay off duties for the two days.” it read
The statement was signed by the General secretary of the Union, Mohammed I. Sheikh.