The Nigerian Labour Congress and the federal government have reached an agreement concerning the supposed strike.
The NLC had fixed 28th of September for the commencement of strike over fuel increment and electricity tariff hike. The Labour union also announced negotiation meeting with the federal government.
The new agreement, according to a tweet by the Minister of Labour and employment (State) Festus Keyamo involves the suspension of the new electricity tariff hike for two weeks.
“FG & LABOUR reached agreement at 2:53am. Deregulation to stay as Govt rolls out palliatives for labour (details in 2 weeks); Electricity tariffs suspended by Govt for 2 weeks with a joint Committee headed by @fkeyamo to examine the justification for the new policy. Strike suspended.”
Read the details of the agreement below: