The National union of Electricity workers, NUEE have begun an indefinite strike over failure of the government to implement their demands.
The NUEE had given a 21-day ultimatum to the federal government.
The workers in protest blocked the main entrance of the ministry of power and locked out some of its
The electricity workers are protesting over non-payment of severance packages for members who were affected by the unbundling of Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN into eleven electricity distribution companies.
It will be recalled that the Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Monday called on the Executive to, as a matter of urgency declare a state of emergency in the power sector to over come the legion of problems stalling the steady power supply in Nigeria