The National Industrial Court has granted an interim injunction restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) from going on strike on Monday September, 28 2020.
Justice Ibrahim Galadima said the order was pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.
The court granted an order of interim injunction restraining the unions, their officers, affiliates and proxies from disrupting, restraining, picketing or preventing the workers or its affiliates or ordinary Nigerians from accessing their offices to carry out their legitimate duties on 28th September 2020 or any other date.
Justice Galadima made the order sequel to an ex-parte application filed by the Incorporated Trustees of Peace and Unity Ambassadors Association through their counsel, Sunusi Musa.
The court has also granted an order compelling the Inspector General of Police and the Director General Department of State Services (DSS) to provide protection for workers engaged in their legitimate duties from any form of harassment, intimidation and bullying by the officers, agents or proxies of the unions pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.