MPs-CLOGSAG meeting: Vice Chair of LGC in Parliament confident members will resume work soon
The CLOGSAG strike action has taken its toll on Parliament, as Members of Parliament’s Local Government Committee say they are unable to access their Common Fund because Local Government staff who are supposed to help with the documentation are on strike.
This came up after a meeting between members of the Local Government Committee and leadership of CLOGSAG in Parliament on Monday, May 9, 2022.
The Vice Chairman of the Local Government Committee of Parliament, Suleman Adamu Sanid in his address to the media after the meeting expressed optimism that members of CLOGSAG will resume work soon.
He said “every MP is affected by the strike. There are so many things that we are trying to process, but we cannot. If things go through, I’m sure it will be resolved in no time. Let’s remain positive.”
Commission because they’ve been in existence for so long, and we still have strike actions here and there. We want to engage them to really understand what is still holding them and causing some of these things so that as a country we can see how to address this. If FWSC doesn’t have the necessary legislative tools, we can do that so that this perineal issues of strikes here and there will be a thing of the past.”
Meanwhile, the Member of Parliament for Odododiodoo, Nii Lante Vanderpuye says they’ll consider making a statement on the floor of the House upon resumption of Parliament to address the issue of wide disparity in salaries of public sector workers, which is the cause of most labor agitations.