Reps seek truce as NAHCo workers’ strike takes toll on sector

 Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji has called for restraints over the ongoing industrial dispute between the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company, (NAHCO) and its workers.

Nnaji also urged the management of the ground handling company to immediately enter into dialogue with the leadership of the union to avert further disruption of flight operations across the country.

He equally appealed to the union to douse its agitation and show concern for the pains the action would bring on innocent Nigerian travellers both locally and internationally.

 

Chairman, House of Representative Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji

Nnaji who represents Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives reminded the workers that their downing tools at this time the elections were already close could cause severe consequences to campaigns and movements of sensitive materials by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He further assured the workers that his Committee would reach out to the management to see how their grievances could be urgently addressed

The workers’ strike which commenced early Monday morning over welfare issues was said to have already started taking its toll on the industry as heavy flight delays were already set in both local and international

Wole Shadare

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