|President General, MWUN, Tony Nted
Nigeria on Monday threatened to shut down seaports on Friday if the Nigerian
Ports Authority failed to pay six months outstanding salary arrears to its
union, Mr Tony Nted, gave the threat in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
tally clerks and on-board security men were aggrieved over the unpaid salaries.
workers, who have been owed salaries even after NPA promised to pay long before
attacked the zonal office of the union, saying the union had not pursued their
were not injured.
grievances known to the NPA and threatened to shut the ports by Friday if
payments are not made.
but now they refused to pay.”
Capt. Iheanacho Ebubeogu, told the aggrieved workers to meet their employers.
deal directly with stevedoring companies, who should in turn attend to their
workers, rather than the NPA dealing with the dockworkers.