President sacks AEDC management over strike.



The President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sack of the management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). The sack is coming after the strike of the workers of the Nigerian Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) over unpaid salaries.

The sack statement was conveyed by Ofem Uket, Spokesman of Goddy Agba, Minister of State for Power.

The statement read;

“The presidential directives as conveyed also directed the Bureau of Public Enterprises to set up a new management team of the AEDC.

“In a memorandum of understanding MOU, jointly signed by the minister of state power Goddy Jedy Agba, the chairman Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC, Sanusi Garba, director-general, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Alex Okoli, comrade Joe Ajaero on behalf of the union, the federal government ordered the suspension of the strike [and asked to] given 21 days within which the outstanding emoluments and entitlements of staff will be paid.”

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