The Presidency has directed the Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies to begin enforcement of the no-work-no-pay on workers who refused to report for duty in support of the ongoing strike against the new petrol price.
The presidency issued the directive in a circular sent to the ministries, department and agencies.
Secretary to the government of the federation, Babachir Lawal, first announced the no-work-no-pay principle, while cautioning public servants against joining the strike.
Meanwhile, the senate leadership has been meeting with the top leaders of the two factions of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the new petrol price strike.
Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, presided over the meeting with the senate principal officers in attendance.
The two factions of NLC has disagreed over the strike, with the Ayuba Wabba faction calling out workers on strike, while the Ajaero faction supports the government’s decision to raise the price of petrol