The National Executive Councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on Wednesday night suspended the ongoing nationwide strike.
The unions said the suspension followed the intervention of the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu.
Various affiliates and state chapters of the unions reviewed the outcome of the meeting held between the leaders of the organised labour and Ribadu before deciding to suspend the strike.
The National Deputy Vice-President of the TUC, Tommy Etim, announced the strike in Abuja.
“The NEC of the NLC and the TUC have suspended the strike. We did this based on our trust for the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, who gave us his words,” he said.
The organised labour had been protesting against the alleged brutalisation of its National President, Joe Ajaero, and the failure of the government to implement some of the agreements reached on October 2, 2023 effectively