Palliatives: As Ultimatum Ends, NLC Strategises For Indefinite Strike


Unless its demands are met, organised labour is set for a full indefinite strike as the ultimatum given to the federal government to reduce the effects of the subsidy removal ends by midnight today.

Speaking with LEADERSHIP Friday, the deputy general secretary, Comrade Chris Onyeka said, “We are still waiting to hear from the federal government. As the ultimatum will expire Friday midnight, we shall then go out for the mother of all strike. But before the strike, we shall have boardroom discussion on where and how the strike will take place.”

It would be recalled that NLC gave the federal government a 21-day ultimatum to address the unavailability of subsidy removal palliatives.

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The president, Comrade Joe Ajaero and his team had accused the federal government of subjecting the masses to hardship noting “how can FG give a bag of rice to 12 people while each lawmaker got N100m.”

He further accused the government…

Source: Leadership Newspaper