BREAKING: NLC In Emergency Meeting To Consider Suspension Of Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is in an emergency National Executive Council meeting in Abuja on Thursday morning to consider the suspension of its strike action.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that a reliable source at the meeting said the NLC is considering suspending the strike in light of the meeting it had with President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday.

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The NLC had announced a nationwide strike action beginning on August 2, 2023, to protest the removal of fuel subsidy and the government’s failure to meet the demands of workers.

However, a “fruitful” meeting with Tinubu on Wednesday night appears to have eased tensions between the government and the unions.

In a statement on Wednesday night, Tinubu pledged to meet the demands of workers.

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