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Labour insists on strike as negotiation with FG is postponedNigeria

Labour insists on strike as negotiation with FG is postponedNigeria
The Nigeria Labour Congress Friday evening said it will proceed on nationwide strike on Monday with the Nigerian government was postponed.

The Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress Thursday evening said it will proceed on nationwide strike on Monday after its negotiation over hike in the price of petrol with the Nigerian government was postponed till Monday afternoon.The labour, in an earlier announcement, said the strike will start at midnight on Monday, describing the price hike as a move to impoverish” workers.“The action of the Federal Government is most insensitive and an affront to the Nigerian people who are bearing heavy burden of the COVID-19 pandemic,” NLC president Ayuba Wabba said on September 3.“Everywhere in the world, governments are granting various types of palliative but ours is interested in piling more miseries on its citizens.

We will resist this latest move to impoverish the mass of the working people.The meeting took place at the banquet hall of Aso Rock in Abuja.

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