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NLC may begin strike September 28 over increased petrol price, electricity tariffs


NLC may begin strike September 28 over increased petrol price, electricity tariffs

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has given the federal authorities two weeks, to reverse the rise in petrol value and electrical energy tariffs, or face industrial motion from September 28.

NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, said this whereas talking after the Central Working Committee (NAC) and Nationwide Administrative Council (NAC) met on the Labour Home.

Wabba confirmed that their assembly with the Federal Authorities on Tuesday resulted in a impasse.

“It was resolved that the Federal Authorities has inside two weeks to reverse the will increase or face industrial motion.

“It was additionally resolved that the Central Working Committee (CWC) will meet on September 22, 2020, to present impact to the CWC resolutions if the costs are usually not reversed earlier than that date.

“We additionally mobilising our civil society allies for the motion as a result of it’s presently deepening poverty among the many working class,” Wabba mentioned.

DAILY POST had reported that the Impartial Petroleum Entrepreneurs Affiliation of Nigeria (IPMAN) just lately directed its members within the South-West States to promote Petrol at N162 per litre. 

The electrical energy tariff throughout the nation has additionally been elevated, although many teams people and organizations have kicked in opposition to the increments. 

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