Train services have been shut down across the country following a three-day warning strike embarked upon by railway workers nationwide.
The workers demand increased salary and better welfare package during a protest at Idu Station in Abuja on Thursday.
They were armed with placards with different inscriptions which include “Good salary gives better results, bad salary kills morale.” Abuja Train Attack, a terrorists Attack say it as it is MD NRC”.
Managing Director of NRC, Fidet Okhiria, in an internal memo on Tuesday alerted all district managers and key personnel about the necessity to preserve railway assets if the strike goes forward.
The warning strike was declared to demand increased wages and condition of service by workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC).