January 19, 2021

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FG and Labour meeting ended on an inconclusive note

On Thursday, Chris Ngige who is the Minister of Labour and employment with the Trade Union Congress, Nigeria Labour Congress and members of the Nigerian Governors Forum had a meeting concerning the strike which was meant to hold on September 28.

The meeting was inconclusive as both arms of Labour agreed that the meeting should be adjourned till Monday next week so as to enable the Executives consult with their various organs.

However, the Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige has said that the meeting was a successful one and the strike would be stopped

He told reporters shortly after Thursday’s meeting which held at the Banquet Hall of the State House that government has agreed to a proposal to make provision for palliatives to cushion the effects of the increment in fuel and electricity hike.

Ngige said:

“Fruitful meeting. They are going back to their organs. When they consult their organs tomorrow, next tomorrow maybe they will take a new decision.

“We have requested them to shelve the strike. We have appealed to them to shelve the strike.”

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