Turkish passengers refused entry into MMIA terminal as NUATE directs withdrawal of services to the airlines

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MMIA Lagos

Turkish airlines passengers have been refused entry into the Murtala Mohammed International Airport terminal in Lagos as aviation workers withdraw its services to the airline.

The services where withdrawal as directed by the leadership of the National Union of Air Transport Employees NUATE.

The NUATE Secretary General, NUATE, Comrade Aba Ocheme in a letter dated 27, October says the withdrawal follows the refusal of the Management of Turkish airlines to reverse the alleged victimization of the sacked executive members of the airlines despite the clear injunction of the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Aviation.

He says, they constrained to commence on an industrial action effective today, Thursday 29th, October indefinitely and throughout the country.

According to the letter, the union directed all aviation workers, aviation security, AVSEC, ground handling company and logistics personnel to withdraw their services to the airlines until all the sacked executive members are reinstated unconditionally and without loss of pay or service.