Enugu State branch of the Nigeria Road Transport Workers (NURTW) says it was not  participating in the NLC and TUC strike because members were not officially  notified.

The branch Secretary of the union, Mr. Christian Mortanya, said the union would  participate in strike when they receive a signal from NLC.

He said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Enugu that  the government did not own them as they were affiliates of labour.

He said that the NLC used to issue a circular to all stakeholders but that in this  case, they did not receive anything, so they were still waiting for the apex union.

The treasurer of the Car unit at Ogbete Main Market, Mr. Daniel Mamah, said that  they were aware of the strike but they did not want to participate for now because  it would adversely affect people’s movement.


“Since it is a warning strike, we have to wait and know how serious they are about  the strike,” Mamah added.

The Field Controller, Bus Unit at New Market, Enugu, Mr. Christopher Agu-Eze, said  that they did have to go on the three-day warning strike because they had nothing to  gain from the government.

“As far as I am concerned, I am not involved in any new minimum wage. Those who are  involved should fight for it,” he said.

Agu-Eze said that they would only go on the strike if they are forced to do so.

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