The parliamentary Staff Association Nigeria, PASAN, has given a notice of a 4-day industrial action by its staff in the National Assembly.
The strike is a follow up to it warning strike Monday last week and designed to press home its demand for the payment of its outstanding allowances and other entitlements.
recall that President Mohammadu Buhari is scheduled to lay before the National Assembly the 2019 budget estimate which was approved by the Federal Executive Council in a special section last week.
The PASAN strike which commences tomorrow, Monday the 17th of December, means President Buhari would not be able to lay the budget estimates before a joint sitting of the National Assembly as constitutionally required.
in a release by PASAN, the parliamentary staff noted that the “Congress of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria Nationa Assembly Chapter unanimously resolved at its emergency Congress held on 14th December 2018 to embark on a 4-day warning strike commencing from Monday 17th -20th December 2018”.
it stated further that, “by this notice be kindly informed that the entire members of PASAN shall stay off their respective duties on the above-mentioned dates.
The release was signed by the chairman of the Association Musa Bature and secretary Sulieman Haruna