In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 25th, September, 2020

FG’s Assembly With Organised Labour To Avert Impending Nationwide Protest Inconclusive

FG's Meeting With Organised Labour To Avert Impending Nationwide Protest Inconclusive




The assembly between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, the Commerce Union Congress, Nigeria Labour Congress and members of the Nigerian Governors Discussion board geared toward averting the proposed strike slated for September 28, has ended on an inconclusive notice.


In keeping with Unbiased Nigeria, after a lot deliberations, each arms of Labour agreed that the assembly be adjourned until Monday subsequent week to allow the Executives seek the advice of with their numerous organs.


However Ngige believes the assembly was profitable and that the strike can be averted.


He instructed reporters shortly after Thursday’s assembly which held on the Banquet Corridor of the State Home that authorities has agreed to a proposal to make provision for palliatives to cushion the consequences of the increment in gasoline and electrical energy hike.


Ngige mentioned: “Fruitful assembly. They’re going again to their organs. Once they seek the advice of their organs tomorrow, subsequent tomorrow perhaps they’ll take a brand new choice.

“Now we have requested them to shelve the strike. Now we have appealed to them to shelve the strike.”

“The federal government aspect agreed proposals with them on the palliative to cushion the impact of the rise in petroleum merchandise and electrical energy.”


“The assembly agreed to adjourn to Monday, 3pm we had a fruitful dialogue”.


Recall that Labour had settled for an industrial motion on September 28,2020 after ratification by the Nationwide Govt Council.


Whereas faulting the timing of the increment, they’d requested the federal government to repair the ailing refineries in order to scale back the burden of importation on the nation.

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They’d additionally bemoaned that the current will increase have been ploys to erode the positive aspects of the N30,000 minimal wage lately accepted by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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