NIMC Workers Call Off Strike, Resumes NIN Registration.
On Friday, The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) workers suspended the industrial action which they embarked upon on Thursday over the fear of COVID-19 spread in the agency.
The workers suspended their strike after a meeting with the Federal Government, where it was agreed that the demands of the employees would be addressed, The Punch reports.
While confirming the suspension, the President, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, NIMC Unit, Asekokhai Lucky, said workers of the NIMC were being contacted to resume work by Monday and begin the enrolment of citizens for National Identity Numbers (NIN).
He however said that a fresh 21-day ultimatum has been issued to the Federal Government to meet the demands of the NIMC staff or risk a full-blown strike.
An official, however, has revealed that the Federal Government will on Tuesday meet with the representatives of NIMC staff in Abuja to discuss about their welfare.
Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, , will lead the FG’s team at the meeting.
The executives of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) will also be at the meeting, the official who didn’t want to be named said.