The Nigerian Labour Congress [NLC] suspended strike after having a meeting with federal Government on Sunday

The meeting which was held in the Presidential Villa Banquet Hall yesterday to dialogue with the NLC on the proposed strike that is supposed to be held today Monday September 28 2020

Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige who presided the meeting that was successfully held, how ever the Labour group still stands on their ground 

That the strike has not been cut off but if Government keep to the Agreement; that is the suspension of the fuel and electricity tariff hike 

And also set up a committee that will be headed by Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige and accompanied by the minister of state for Labour, Mr Festus keyamo 

to look into what the Labour minister suggested to be a conflicting reports justifying the hike in electricity tariff 

But on the long run the new price of fuel will however, will remain in place although the government promised to do more rehabilitation to improve local refining capacity

Also look into rehabilitating the  Nigeria refineries and pursue the CNG alternative aggressively for instance; “providing the CNG mass transit buses across the country

NLC President Ayuba Wabba welcomed the dialogue with government and the resolutions was reached

He confirmed that the planned strike has been suspended and is looking forward to the palliatives promised by the government to Nigerians during the meeting

The palliative are meant to cushion the effects of the fuel price increase. 


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