by Rachel Ogbu
Aero Contractors airline has been ordered to recall all dismissal letters given to 650 members its staff.
In a meeting with the management of Aero and the unions in the aviation sector, the Senate Committee on Aviation gave the instruction as part of its intervention in the ongoing industrial dispute in the airline.
According to reports, workers staged an industrial action after the management on March 13, sacked 650 workers.
Since the strike services of the private airline was grounded to a halt and even though the managing director of Aero Contractors, Obaru Ibru explained that the airline had withdrawn the dismissal of 300 out of the 650 sacked, the chairman of the committee on aviation maintained that none of the workers should have been sacked to begin with.