The strike action embarked on by the workers of the National Identity Management Commission has been suspended.
This was made known in a statement signed by the President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, NIMC Unit,Asekokhai Lucky.
According to the statement, the strike was called off on Friday after NIMC workers and the federal government agreed to the interests of the workers that the grieve of the workers would be addressed.
The statement further directed NIMC workers to resume work from Monday onwards and begin enrollment for National Identity Numbers.
The strike started earlier on Thursday, as NIMC workers decided to protest against allegedly unpaid allowances and the spread of COVID-19 in the agency.
The National Communications Commission (NCC), had earlier directed all the telecommunication companies to block SIM cards not registered with National Identity Number by 9 February 2021 which made Nigerians flood the NIMC office in numbers to get their registration done before the due date.