In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 28th, September, 2020

Nigerian Govt Reveals Particulars Of Settlement With Labour

Nigerian Govt Reveals Details Of Agreement With Labour




The Federal authorities on Monday revealed the small print of its agreements with organised labour which made them droop the strike motion.


A press release on FG’s Twitter deal with, mentioned officers held session conferences with leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Commerce Union Congress (TUC) on September 15, 24 and 27, 2020.


The resolutions reached included institution of Technical Committee on Electrical energy Tariff.


It’s chaired by the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, and contains ministries, businesses, NLC and TUC.


They may work over the following two weeks.


They’re to look at justification for the electrical energy tariff overview; overview the deployment of meters, and recommendation FG on points hindering implementation.


In the course of the two-week interval, DISCOs will droop implementation of the electrical energy tariff changes.


The assertion reiterated that petrol subsidy regime has stifled downstream sector development.


“As well as, the dire monetary circumstances of the Federation preclude the flexibility to maintain any subsidy on PMS, and thus makes the deregulation of the sector inevitable. NNPC will expedite rehabilitation of its Refineries, with a 50% completion goal for Port Harcourt by December 2021.

“NNPC will combine nationwide management of NUPENG and PENGASSAN into the Steering Committee established to supervise the Rehabilitation Train. A Validation Crew comprising of Reps of @NNPCgroup, @nigeriaeiti, @icrcng, NUPENG and PENGASSAN might be stablished to observe the progress of the Rehabilitation of Refineries, Pipelines and Depot Networks.

“The Federal Authorities will proceed to facilitate licensing and supply of recent modular and common refineries. FG will guarantee supply of 1 million CNG/LPG Autogas Conversion Kits, Storage Skids and Shelling out Models underneath the Nigeria Gasoline Enlargement Programme, by December 2021.

“A Governance Construction for this mission might be established, and can embrace Labour Representatives. FG will work to facilitate removing of tax on minimal wage. FG will make obtainable to Labour 133 CNG/LPG-driven Mass Transit Buses instantly, to be used in main cities nationwide, and thereafter lengthen to all States and LGAs earlier than December 2021.

“Ongoing FG Housing Initiatives can have 10 p.c allotted to Nigerian employees. Moribund Nationwide Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) might be revived earlier than the top of 2020, to institutionalize dialogue and engagement on socio-economic and labour points to forestall future crises,” it disclosed.

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