Members of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) Tuesday morning, held a protest at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) headquarters in Abuja.
They are accusing the government of failing to address staff welfare issues.
The group said its members will withdraw their services on Wednesday, a move that would to worsen Nigeria’s electricity problems.
The NUEE in a notice signed by the general secretary, Joe Ajaero, urged its members to comply with the directive and stop work from August 17, Premium Times reported.
“You are hereby enjoined to mobilise immediately for serious picketing of TCN Headquarters and Stations nationwide over the directive by the TCN Board that all PMs in acting capacity going to AGM must appear for a promotion interview,” the letter said.
“This directive is in contravention of our Conditions of Service and Career Progression Paths and was unilaterally done without the relevant Stakeholders.”
The group also complained about the failure of the authorities to pay the entitlement of former staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) in December 2019.
Ifunanya Ikueze is an Engineer, Safety Professional, Writer, Investor, Entrepreneur and Educator.