The Aviation security and logistics sub-sector has been directed by the National Union of Air Transport Employees to proceed on an immediate strike from Wednesday, August 16, 2023, following poor wages.
ADULAWO NEWS reports that the directive was in a circular sent to the Director-General of Civil Aviation, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, the Commissioner of Police, Airports Command, the Airport Commandant, Director, Department of State Security, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos Command.
The circular, which was signed by the General Secretary of NUATE, Comrade Ocheme Aba, lamented that AVSEC graduates are paid a meagre sum of N30,000 monthly.
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He added that all efforts to negotiate improved wages for their members in the past proved abortive.