Federal Government as announced the setting up of the Sixteen-Man Technical Committee for the implementation of the palliatives meant to cushion the effects of the increase in the pump price of petrol in the country.
This was contained in the statement signed by the Deputy Director of Press, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Samuel Olowookere and made available to Nigerian Pilot Newspaper in Abuja.
“The Sixteen-Man Technical Committee for the implementation of the palliatives meant to cushion the effects of the increase in the pump price of petrol has been constituted.
“The committee will be inaugurated tomorrow (Thursday), at the Presidency, Conference hall of the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Abuja.” The statement reads
According to the statement the committee which will be chaired by the Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige (OON) has the representative of the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Prof. Adamu K. Usman as Secretary.
Other members of the committee representing the Federal Government include, Hon Minister of State, Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Hon. Minister of Budget and Planning, Sen. Udo Udoma, Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Hon. Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Chairman of National Salaries and Wages Commission, Chief Richard .O Egbule and the representative of the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
On the other hand, the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, will be represented by Comrade Peter Adeyemi, Comrade Amaechi Asugwuni, Comrade Ibrahim Khaleel, Comrade Igwe Achese and Comrade Segun Efan.
Similarly, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, will be represented by Comrade Augustine Etafo, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal and Comrade Abdullahi Sale.
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Source:: Nigerian Pilot