BREAKING: Fuel Price Hike: Nigerian labour leaders walk out of meeting with govt, vow indefinite strike
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May 18, 2016 ( Post 1 )
Despite an order of the National Industrial
The General Secretary of the NLC, Peter
On the meeting with the Secretary to the
“There was no resolution yet. We are just
He however assured that an official statement would be issued on the final position after what promises to be an all-night meeting.
The General Executive Secretary of Medical
“We have resolved to go ahead with the protest nationwide,as far as we are concerned,we are yet to be aware of any court injunction," he said.
“And if there is any court injunction, we are just doing what federal government is fond of doing. The same Industrial court had stopped federal government from increasing electric tariff but till date federal government ignored us, they still went ahead, so we are
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice,
Meanwhile, various union leaders in Plateau State said they were ready to comply fully with the directive of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC to embark on a nationwide protest on Nigeria.
The union leaders spoke to PREMIUM TIMES in Jos,Plateau state, on Tuesday, barely 24 hours to the deadline issued to the government to reverse the pump price of petrol to N86.50 by midnight, Tuesday.
The state director, Civil Society Organizations, Steve Aluko, on behalf of NLC, TUC and CSO, in an interview, said they were ready for a showdown with the government, until the
Mr. Aluko said allied unions had been briefed and directed to mobilise for the protest en masse.“NECs of the NLC, TUC and CSO’s met, and harmonized the positions, that a complete reversal of prices PMS, high electricity tariff and commencement of a structured inclusive multi-stakeholders dialogue process; by 12am on Tuesday,all members are to commence a general strike and Mass Action on Wednesday.”
The chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Plateau State,Yakubu Taddy, said members of the union were ready to participate in the protest, but urged that it should be
FULL MEANING OF BUHARI
B- be patient my fellow Nigerians
U- under my govt, the change is about to begin
H- hurry not, the change happens gradually
A- ALMIGHTY is my witness, i mean no harm
R- removing SUBSIDY was done for good
I- Insha ALLAH everytin will b over!
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