Minimum Wage: Why soldiers are surrounding venue of FG, Organised Labour meeting – Army

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The Nigerian Army has revealed why soldiers are stationed outside the venue were a meeting between the Organised Labour and Federal Government is ongoing.

The Nigerian Labour Congress had raised alarm that military personnels were around the premises while warning against any attempt to intimidate, provoke or blackmail its leaders at the negotiation table, which would worsen issues.

Reacting to the development, the Nigerian Army in a tweet revealed that the soldiers are only escorts to the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu who is present at the meeting.

They noted that the military escorts would leave once the meeting is over.


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The Army wrote;

“The attention of Army Headquarters has been drawn to a false breaking news by NLC alleging that soldiers currently surround the venue of the ongoing meeting between NLC and the SGF. 

“Kindly note that the NSA, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, who is also attending the meeting, arrived at the meeting venue with his retinue of statutorily approved military escorts. Once the meeting is over, the escorts will lead the NSA from the venue .

“Kindly disregard the deliberate and misleading falsehood being peddled about the presence of the escorts at the meeting”.


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