NLC: Labour Suspends Strike, Signs Agreement with FG-Vanguard
NLC: Labour Suspends Strike, Signs Agreement with FG: cc action, scheduled for Monday, 28th of October 2020
In the early hours of Monday, the organized labour reached an agreement with the federal Government on key issues on Electricity hike and fuel pump price
Nonetheless, negotiations are still on going to further reach a contemporary understanding with the both parties
Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has suspended its planned nationwide strike that would have started today, Monday, September 28, in protest against the hike in pump price of fuel and electricity tariff.
“Still negotiating with labour at exactly 12.34am some progress has been made. Concrete proposals on the table from both sides
“Details being worked on by the temporary Secretariat. Gradually moving towards a point of convergence. Let’s hope….”
“Vanguard learned that a communiqué is being hammered out, an indication that some sort of agreement had been arrived at.
Recall that Vanguard reported that the issue of pump price hike had links with IMF, the World Bank and other international finance bodies Nigeria is indebted to”