Charly Boy backs labour strike with 90% Nigerian bikers

 June 4, 2024

Charly Boy backs labour strike with 90% Nigerian bikers

Popular Nigerian,singer, Charles Oputa, better known as Charly Boy, has announced his plans to support labour unions amid their ongoing strike.

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress began an indefinite strike on Monday, pressing the government to agree on a new minimum wage for workers and reconsider the recent increase in electricity prices for certain consumers.

However, by late Monday, the labour unions and the Federal Government reached an agreement on a new national minimum wage, hinting that the strike might soon come to an end.

Meanwhile, the exact new minimum wage amount was not disclosed, it was agreed that the federal government would commit to a figure higher than the N60,000 currently on offer.

In response on Tuesday morning, Charly Boy declared he would mobilize 90% of Nigeria’s power bikers for a rally in Abuja if the labour unions do not end the strike before next week.

Taking to his X handle, Charly Boy wrote in Pidgin, “If NLC no f**k up and cancel this strike by next week. I go mobilize 90% of Nigerians Power Bikers. We go storm Abuja, if heaven go fall or the devil go land. We will say, bring it on. I just don tire. Yeye dey smell.”


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