Cross River Journalists Commence Warning Strike

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By Jonathan Ugbal


Static noise is all subscribers of public broadcasting organisations within and around Cross River State have been hearing and seeing since both Radio Television Theatre and Arts Workers Union, RATTAWU and Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ Cross River chapters began their recent warning strike.

The Unions say they resorted to a three day warning action to press home their demands following talks which did not yield the unions desired outcome as they demand for media salary structure, for an enabling law to make broadcast organizations direct beneficiaries of radio and television license rates being collected by local government council. They are also demanding that proper structures should be on ground to backup digital switch over in 2015.

In line with the national council’s directive, the state council of RATTAWU has locked down broadcasting organisations in the state.

Our reporter who went round cofirmed that NTA Channel 9 Calabar and the state owned CRBC were under lock with the RATTAWU monitoring team dressed in green polos and caps with tags hanging from their necks turning back staff of the outfits.

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