The National Industrial Court in Ikoyi has directed the Staff Unions of the Lagos State Polytechnic to suspend the strike action embarked upon on August 1st, 2017.
This court ruling was given on Tuesday August 15th 2017 by the Hon. Justice F.I. Kola-Olalere pending the hearing and determination of the Unions’ notice and preliminary objection to the notice of interlocutory injunction by the Lagos State Government.
The statement revealed that the Unions filed a Statement of Defense and preliminary objection on Friday 11/08/2017.
“Hon. Justice Kola-Olalere adjourned the hearing of the preliminary objection by the defendants to Wednesday, September 27, 2017, and directed the parties involved to explore amicable resolution of the issues before the adjourned date in line with the provision of section 20 of the NIC Act, 2016,” the statement added.
Lagos State Government reiterates her commitment to resolving and finding a lasting solution to the issues raised by the Unions.