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The National Union Of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees, NUBIFIE, says all banks will be shut down on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th September 2023.

In a statement on Monday signed by the General Secretary of the Union, Mohammed I. Sheikh, the union stated that the notice is in line with the Nigeria Labour Congress’ (NLC) resolution of a two day strike action, following the National Executive Council meeting (NEC) that happened on Thursday.

“In line with the communique issued after the meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) held on Thursday 31 August 2023 that all affiliates should direct all its members to commence two days withdrawal of services from Tuesday & Wednesday the 5 & 6 September 2023

“The directive is imperative to get the needed attention of the government and warn it off its newfound love of meddling in the internal affairs of unions rather than address the punishing economic circumstances we find ourselves in.

“We hereby direct all our organs to comply with this directive by ensuring all our members stay off duties for the two days.” the statement reads

The statement was signed by the General Secretary of the Union, Mohammed I. Sheikh.


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