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NLC, TUC picket Jos DisCo

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have picketed the headquarters of Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JED) along Ahmadu way in the metropolis.

The sealing of the office was carried out by the Plateau chapter of NLC and TUC officials in compliance with the directive of the Organised Labour over the hike in Electricity Tariff.

The Nation checks observed that workers of the electricity company were locked out by an enforcement team as early as 6:30 a m.

Confirming the action to The Nation, Jos Disco spokesman Dr. Friday Elijah said: ” The office of JED has been picketed. We were locked out when we came to the office. It has been sealed, nobody is allowed to enter, even my self ( the spokesman) and the chief security officer also outside. All of us came this morning for work, we were locked out. The office has been picketed and sealed.

The chairman of the Plateau chapter of NLC, Comrade Eugene Manji, the place has been picked and sealed in compliance with the directive of our National headquarters.

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