On Tuesday morning, the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) disrupted operations at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports under the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) as they joined the ongoing two-day nationwide strike organized by the Nigerian Labour Congress.
The warning strike was declared to protest the escalating hardship and suffering across the country caused by the removal of fuel subsidy.
It was gathered that all gates leading to The Apapa and Tin-Can Island seaport gates have been all locked by the maritime workers, Leadership reports.
This has also caused traffic congestion at the Mile 2 road to experience a standstill as vehicles refused to transport commuters, leading to disruptions in some offices in the Apapa area.
A motorist, Yusuf Liadi, narrated that no single truck had moved out or accessed the port since morning due to the strike.
SaharaReporters earlier reported that the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Kano State chapter on Tuesday had also joined the two-day warning strike to protest over the removal of fuel subsidy by the Bola Tinubu-led Nigerian government.
It was learnt that as early as 5am on Tuesday morning, the labour union shut down government offices and other facilities in the state.