The Nigeria Labour Unions (NLC amp TUC) have agreed to call off their planned strikes scheduled for Wednesday, June 7th, 2023.
The union agreed to call off the strike after a closeddoor meeting with government officials in Aso Rock late on Monday evening (5th of June 2023).
According to Television news station TVC, in attendance were CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele, former Governor of Edo State Adams Oshiomole, former Labour Minister of State Festus Keyamo, and Chief of Staff to the President Femi Gbajabiamila.
The outcome of the meeting was announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the incoming Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, to the State House correspondents and confirmed by the NLC President, Joe Ajaero, after an almost 6hour meeting between representatives of the Federal Government and organized labour at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Gbajabiamila, while reading the communiqu which was signed by the representatives of the Federal Government and the leadership of the labour unions, stated that an agreement was struck between the NLC, TUC and the team set up by President Bola Tinubu to discuss the issues arising from the subsidy removal.
- Highlights of the agreement
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