The National Union of Electricity Employees has suspended its nationwide strike .
Eko Electricity Distribution Company made this known via its Twitter handle @EKEDP on Thursday .
The tweet reads ,
Eko Electricity Distribution Comp
Dear customer, National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended its strike. offices & payment channels are open for business. Thank you for your patience & understanding.
567 6:06 AM – Dec 12, 2019
The electricity workers had , on Wednesday , shut down the headquarters of Ikeja Electric and Eko Electricity Distribution Company in Ikeja and Marina , Lagos .
President of the NUEE , Joe Ajaero, had , in a statement , accused the Bureau of Public Enterprise of failing to address and pay up over 2 , 000 disengaged workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria since 2013 .
He alleged underpayment of severance of over 50 ,000 ex- PHCN staff and illegal transfer of schools built by the union to investors .
He also accused GENCOs of refusing to sign Condition of Service and rules of engagement , adding that some DISCOs were also denying the retirement benefits of some electricity workers