Labour suspends nationwide strike after meeting Tinubu in Abuja

Labour suspends nationwide strike after meeting Tinubu in Abuja. The Organized Labour has decided to suspend nationwide protests and proposed strikes against the removal of fuel subsidy. This decision came after a meeting with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in Abuja.

Festus Osifo, the President of the Trade Union Congress, confirmed this during an interview with Arise News on Thursday morning.

He mentioned that the Labour leaders had met with President Tinubu and received commitments on some of the issues they had raised.

These commitments are set to be implemented immediately, which led to the suspension of the strike.

Earlier, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) had announced their intention to proceed with the nationwide mass protest following a meeting with the Federal Government.

Comrade Joe Ajaero, the President of NLC, stated that the meeting with the government did not result in any positive changes or concessions that would alter their planned course of action. Nonetheless, they remained determined to represent the interests and desires of the Nigerian workers and people.

Read also Subsidy Removal: We have saved over N1trillion – Tinubu

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *