National Co-ordinator of All Workers Convergence (AWC) Andrew Emelieze has petitioned the Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige and the Minister of Speak for Labour, Festus Keyamo.
He petitioned the duo over the crisis rocking the National Secretariat of the Affiliation of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN).
The labour chief in the petition which changed into also sent to the Senate Committee on Labour and Home of Representatives Committee on Labour regretted that the union has been enmeshed in crisis since the purported elimination of the affiliation’s President, Comrade Bola Audu.
Our correspondent recollects that the affiliation has over the final few weeks witnessed a leadership crisis.
The Lagos Speak Police Commissioner had summoned some labour leaders over the protracted crisis.
Emelieze has, nonetheless, appealed to Ngige and Keyamo to intervene, to derive to the underside of the crisis.
Within the petition made on hand to DAILY POST on Wednesday, Emelieze acknowledged the elimination of some government participants of the affiliation did no longer be aware due process.
He acknowledged, “Sir, the Union has been plunged into crisis since the unconstitutional elimination of the President, Comrade Bola Harmless Audu, the callous sacking of over twenty workers of the union by the Secretary-Basic in the month of June and the refusal of the Secretary-Basic, Mr Alade Bashir Lawal to retire when he clocked sixty years.
“Main Sir, the elimination of the President did no longer be aware the provisions of ASCSN constitution to allow for a magnificent listening to and the subsequent approval of such elimination by the nationwide delegates convention and the Congress of the union. Moreso, ASCSN’s constitution did no longer provide for the exchange of the President by the Vice President in such instance.. Hence, participants of the union are calling for the reinstatement of the President, Comrade Bola Harmless Audu.
“Sir, in the face of all these breaches, a court docket uncover changed into served to ASCSN, mandating them to revert to the role quo pending the determinations of the court docket thus, restraining ASCSN from parading the chosen acting President.
“Despite the court docket orders served to ASCSN and the interventions of Lagos Speak Police Commissioner, the Secretary-Basic silent went forward to convoke a National Govt Council (NEC) assembly in Lagos on 16th and 17th August 2021 in defiance to the court docket orders restraining such activities.
“In consequence of this truth, participants of the union have confidence your whole choices arrived at in that assembly as null and void. At this juncture, it is required that the Ministry of Labour name for restraint from ASCSN to be sure, they obey court docket orders in uncover to forestall future incidence from assorted industrial unions.
“The tempo at which issues are getting from homely to worse in the union is alarming. The activities of Mr Alade Bashir Lawal is unparalleled and it is in a position to causing industrial unrest in the union as employees are now making ready to wooden the union headquarters across the Federation to name on Lawal to retire and for the reinstatements of the suspended President and all sacked workers of ASCSN.
“I, therefore plead with the Honorable Minister of Labour and your whole Labour ministry to investigate why Mr Alade Bashir Lawal, the Secretary-Basic of ASCSN refused to obey court docket orders and his anti-labour policy of retrenching employees.
“I be part of in the fashioned name by participants of ASCSN congress, to name for the return to role quo pending the determinations of the court docket, here’s my prayers to the Honorable Minister of Labour and the Ministry of Labour.”