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The organized labour in Ogun state will today decide on its planned strike in the state, following the expiration of its deadline to the state government.

The seven day deadline issued by the labour leaders to the state government to meet demands of workers on its payroll expired today.

Today, labour leaders will meet civil servants at the workers parliament in Abeokuta, in the afternoon to decide on the scope of the planned strike.

Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Emmanuel Bankole and the state chairman of the Trade Union Congress, Akeem Lasisi confirmed the development to a Rockcity FM correspondent, Tobi Ojeleye, on Monday morning.

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Ahead of the workers congress which will hold at the arcade ground, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, the state government this morning invited labour leaders to talks on their outstanding demands.

Both Bankole and Lasisi confirmed that Governor Dapo Abiodun invited labour leaders to a meeting this morning.

According to Bankole, Ogun state civil servants who have been restive, had been pushed to the wall, warning that they would shut down the state until their demands are met.

Lasisi recalled that labour leaders twice issued deadlines seeking a dialogue with the governor on outstanding labour related issues without getting any feedback.

The demands of the civil servants include include the remittance of the various deductions from the 21 months salaries of civil servants and the restoration of gross salary payment.

Other demands are the payment of the eight year leave allowances, the consequential adjustment of the minimum pension and increase of 500 million naira quarterly clearance of the accumulated gratuities of retired civil servants.

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