The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, on Monday night, confirmed that it will no longer proceed with its nationwide strike planned for Wednesday.
The resolution was announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and confirmed by the President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, after a nearly six-hour meeting between the Federal Government and the organised labour at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
At Monday’s meeting, the parties agreed that “The NLC to suspend notice of strike forthwith to enable further consultations.
“The TUC and the NLC to continue ongoing engagements with the Federal Government and secure closure on the resolutions.“The labour centres and the Federal Government to meet on June 19, 2023, to agree on an implementation framework.
”The NLC and other workers’ unions had threatened to embark on strike to protest the recent removal of fuel subsidy by the Nigerian government.