The organised labour, under the stewardship of Trade Union side of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council has asked Nigerians to appeal to the federal government to implement the new minimum wage so as to avoid an imminent industrial crisis.
Anchaver Simon, acting chairman and Alade Lawal secretary of the union made the call on Tuesday in Abuja.
In a statement, the union leaders said efforts to persuade the government to implement the new minimum wage with appropriate consequential adjustment had proved abortive.
They said the TUS had given the government enough time to come to term with workers’ demand, but that it appeared the only language necessary for government to act is strike.
They also warned that the union would give no further notice to the government before public servants in the states commence strike over the non-implementation of the new minimum wage and appropriate consequential adjustment.