Nigerian Labour Congress Suspends Planned Nationwide Strike Over Fuel Subsidy
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned strike over the hike in fuel prices as a result of subsidy removal.
Nigerian government delegation again summoned the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC to a meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja over the grievances emanating from the fuel subsidy removal.
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At the end of the meeting, NLC announced that some measures had been put in place and an agreement was reached for the strike not to go on as planned.
“Consequently, the parties agreed as follows: A. The NLC to suspend the strike forthwith to enable further consultations…The Labour Centres and the Federal Government to meet on June 19 to agree on an implementation framework,” a new communique issued by the NLC partly read.
The NLC, led by its President, Comrade Joe Ajaero, arrived at the Presidential Villa at about 5:45 pm on Monday.