Security workers in aviation to commence strike Aug. 16  

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Abuja, Aug. 15, 2023 – Workers in the security and logistics sections at the airports are to proceed on immediate strike from Wednesday, August 16, 2023, following poor wages.

The directive was issued by their union, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE).

The directive was copied to the Director-General of Civil Aviation, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, the Commissioner of Police, Airports Command, the Airport Commandant, Director, Department of State Security at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport.

The circular, signed by the General Secretary of NUATE, Comrade Ocheme Aba, said graduates in the sector were being paid a meagre N30,000 monthly.

It said that all efforts to negotiate improved wages for their members proved abortive. (GBN)

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