Benue may suspend indefinite strike this week

Benue may suspend indefinite strike this week

There are indication that the indefinite strike action embarked upon by Organised labour in Benue State may be suspended within the week.

Competent source within Labour disclosed this to INDEPENDENT in Makurdi on Tuesday.

He said that during the meeting labour had insisted on collecting at least three months arrears but were prevailed by the current economic situation to accept two months months arrears.

He stated that even though labour had accepted to collect two months arrears, they would not suspend the strike until government pays the two months arrears.

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