By Adeboye Ado, Akure
The Organized Labour in Ondo State has expressed worry over the recent increase in pump price, while it demanded the payment of all outstanding salaries and allowances of workers from the state government.
In a communique issued at the end of its emergency meeting on Thursday at the NLC Secretariat, Akure, the State capital, the unions condemned the hike in fuel price, describing it as “wicked action”.
The Organized Labour comprising —NLC/TUC/JNC at the end of meeting, resolved that “the State Government as a matter of urgency should roll out palliatnves for the workers and masses of the State to ease the agonies inflicted as a result of the hike in price of PMS.
“All outstanding salaries and allowances owed the workers of the State should be paid immediately.
“Any committee on palliatives set up by the State Government without the input of Ondo State Organized Labour would be outrightly rejected.
“The meeting however, sympathizes with the workers and masses of our dear State and call for calm and await further directive while awaiting the outcome of our national body as the leadership will leave no stone unturned to secure a better deal for all In this time of distress.