Dec 9, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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BREAKING: After Meeting With Senate President Lawan, NASS Workers Suspend Strike –

  • Industrial action initiated by members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has been suspended.
  • Sunday Sabiyi, the Chairman of PASAN , announced the suspension of the strike on Tuesday, June 14
  • Sabiyi noted, however, that workers would resume the strike if agreements reached with Senate leadership would not be implemented

Abuja – The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) of the National Assembly has suspended its one-week term -long strike.

PASAN chairman Sunday Sabiyi, speaking to workers on Tuesday 14 June, said the decision came after some agreements with the Senate leadership hit, The Nation reports.

The association’s staff pledged j However, to resume industrial action if said agreements are not implemented by the end of July.

W workers block NASS gate over minimum wage, others

The staff of the National Assembly and the National Assembly Service Commission had blocked the main entrance to the National Assembly complex.

The workers, under the auspices of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), on Friday 3 April June, warned they would start an indefinite strike on Monday.

They accused the National Assembly leadership of failing to sign a memorandum of understanding to introduce the revised Fully implement terms of service and staff training and retraining.

They also demanded payment of minimum wage arrears, holiday pay and other allowances. The workers blocked the gate with their coast bus and a human shield. They swore the strike would be total and indefinite.

Line of battle drawn as Buhari and Malami sue NASS in the Supreme Court

In the meantime, this Duo of President Muhammadu Buhari and Federation Attorney General and Minister Justice Minister Abubakar Malami had taken the National Assembly to the Supreme Court over the controversial Section 84(12) of the Electoral Law of 2022.

President Buhari and Malami are asking the Supreme Court to interpret the clause in the new legislation.

In the lawsuit, the plaintiff named the National Assembly as the sole defendant. The President and AGF Malami are seeking a court order to remove the section of the Elections Act, claiming it is inconsistent with the Nigerian Constitution.