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TUC demands meeting with FG over fuel price increase


Lagos – The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Friday, gave the Federal Government till May 18, to invite labour leaders to discuss the recent increase in the price of premium motor spirit to avoid nationwide strike.

TUC President, Bobboi Kaigama gave the ultimatum after its National Executive Council meeting (NEC) in Lagos.

”The NEC in session has given the government till Wednesday May 18, to invite the leadership of labour for discussion aimed at determining the appropriate way forward,” Kaigama said.

He said that the NEC rejected the increase in price and urged the government to revert to the old price.

He said the leadership of TUC would interface with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Civil Societies.

He said the union would work out plans that would be put in place to protest the increase in the price if the government failed to meet the deadline. (NAN)

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