FUEL SUBSIDY: NLC declares nationwide strike

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The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Friday, declared a nationwide strike from Wednesday next week.

The union disclosed this during its National Executive Council, NEC, meeting held in the Federal Capital territory, Abuja.

This comes amid fuel shortages across the country occasioned by President Bola Tinubu’s inaugural speech in which he declared that fuel subsidy is gone.

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NLC President Joe Ajaero made the announcement after an emergency meeting of the union’s National Executive Council (NEC) in Abuja






Ajaero said the government, particularly the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited had up until nextweek Wednesday to revert to the old price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) referred to as petrol, added that failure of the Federal Government to meet the ultimatum would attract an indefinite protest across the country.

The NEC comprises all Presidents, General Secretaries, Treasurers of all NLC’s affiliate unions; State Chairpersons and Secretaries of the NLC State Councils, Chairperson of the NLC Youth Committee and members of the National Administrative Council (NAC).

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