Breaking News: Parliamentary Staff suspends 3 weeks nationwide strike
The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), has suspended its three weeks old nationwide strike over financial autonomy of state assemblies across the country calling on its members to resume work tomorrow Tuesday,Nov. 21st, 2023.
Chairman of PASAN in Nasarawa State, Comrade Suleiman Oshafu revealed this while addressing journalists in Lafia the state capital today.
He said the suspension of the strike was a directive given today by the national body of the union as a result of agreement reached between the Nigeria Governors Forum NGF, Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly and the PASAN national executive at a meeting held in Abuja last Friday 17th November, 2023.
Comrade Suleiman Oshafu directed Staff of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly to resume work immediately beginning from tomorrow Tuesday, 21th November, 2023.
He revealed that part of the agreement reached during the meeting that led to the suspension of the strike include full implementation of financial autonomy of the state assemblies commencing from January, 2024 and full implementation of Consolidated Legislative Salary Structure, CONLESS.
It would be recalled that the Parliamentary Association of Nigeria PASAN embarked on indefinite strike three weeks ago, 30th of October, 2023 over financial autonomy of state legislatures.