The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have written to the minister of labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige in an attempt to block the registration of the United Labour Congress (ULC) being flouted by erstwhile labour leader, Comrade Joe Ajearo
“We also trust that your officers will do the right thing by denying registration of the phantom unions that our erstwhile colleagues are promoting,” the labour centres said in a letter jointly signed by the President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba and the President of TUC, Comrade Bobboi Kaigama.
The letter which was obtained by our reporter cited various labour acts to back their claims.
Both the NLC and TUC alleged that having failed in their bid to lead the NLC following the successful conduct of the rescheduled election at the 10th delegates conference of the congress in March, 2015, “some of our colleagues have been making concerted efforts to distabilise the industrial relations scene in the country.
“This started with the effort to factionalise the NLC which failed after almost two years of trying. In their desperation they have now purported to float a new trade union centre with the name United Labour Congress of Nigeria.
Source : Leadership