Calls, Internet Disruptions Loom As Telcos’ Workers Plan Strike Action

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Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami

Nigeria faces a national shutdown of telecomunication services from Wednesday 16, June 2021 on which the Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria  (PTECSSAN) plans to start a three-day warning strike.

General Secretary, PTECSSAN, Okonu Abdullahi, who disclosed this to reporters on Monday, said the strike was e to protest arbitrary sack of workers, casualisation and other grievances in the sector. 

Abdullahi said:  “As we speak, all indications are that we should be going on a three-day warning of industrial action on Wednesday, 16th June 2021, as none of our demands have been met.

“We have tried speaking to the telecommunications companies at different times, but we met with a brick wall.”

The union, in a statement issued on Sunday, the strike would commence by 0000 hours on Wednesday 

PTECSSAN alleged breach of freedom of association, right of workers to organise, victimisation of union members, poor and discriminatory remuneration, abuse of expatriate quota, intimidation, harassment and verbal assaults of employees among other anti-labour practices.

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