Blackout Imminent As Electricity Workers Set To Embark On Strike

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The organised labour in the power sector is set to embark on an indefinite strike over unresolved labour disputes with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

VANTAGE NEWS reports that decision by the electricity workers to embark on an industrial action may subject the entire country to a total blackout.

The aggrieved workers under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) vowed to Vanguard that it would picket the TCN national headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, August 16.

In a circular by the General Secretary of NUEE, Joe Ajaero, titled “Call for Action”, to Senior Assistant General Secretaries and Zonal Organising Secretaries dated August 15, 2022, the union asked all members to comply with the strike.

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