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Kaduna government declares NLC president, others wanted over ‘economic sabotage’

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Governor Nasir Elrufai of Kaduna State, Tuesday said the President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Mr Ayuba Wabba, and other members of the Nigerian Labour union have been declared wanted in Kaduna State for alleged economic sabotage and attacks on public infrastructure in the state.

Governor Elrufai who stated this in a tweet disclosed that the offences allegedly committed by Ayuba Wabba and other members of NLC negate the Miscellaneous Offences Act in Kaduna State.

Recall newsmen had reported that the NLC president had gone ahead with the strike action after the five-day warning strike elapsed without the Kaduna State Government refused to accede to their demands.

The Kaduna state head of service, Mrs Bara’atu Mohammed, had said after the commencement of the warning strike that “the strike was illegal and an attempt to sabotage the economy of the state.”

“What is happening in Kaduna is not an industrial action but a campaign of social and economic sabotage.” She said.

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