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FIRS board dissolves Staff Union




The Board of the Federal Inland Income Service (FIRS) has dissolved the Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU), FIRS Unit.

Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, the FIRS Director, Communications and Liaison Division made this identified in an announcement in Abuja on Sunday.

Ahmad defined that the union whose executives had been made up of senior workers of FIRS, was dissolved in an official announcement circulated to all workers.

He mentioned, “In keeping with Gazette No. 6 Vol 65 dated February 8, 1978 and Nationwide Industrial Courtroom Judgement dated June 27, 1995, it’s famous that the operations of Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU) FIRS Unit because it’s constituted at this time in FIRS is taken into account unlawful.

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“There are now not any junior workers cadre staff within the service. There’s accordingly no authorized or different foundation in any respect for the continued existence of a junior workers cadre union in FIRS because the cadre of workers it’s deemed to cowl don’t exist throughout the organisation.

“A letter from the Federal Ministry of Labour to the Head of Service of the Federation dated nineteenth Feb., 2015 confirmed the above place in categorical phrases.

“This place was confirmed within the Judgment of the Nationwide Industrial Courtroom – NCSU vs ASCSN (2004) 1NLLR Half 3, 427.

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“The FIRS Board at its Assembly No. 30 held on the twenty fourth June, 2021, subsequently, directed that, in view of things 1 and a couple of above, the actions of NCSU FIRS Unit within the Service are henceforth thought-about unlawful.

“And the Union is hereby proscribed with rapid impact.”

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