You can’t hide under subsidy to punish Nigerians ― Labour


The organised labour declared on Sunday that nobody should blackmail Nigerians again with the issue of subsidy on petroleum products, warning that the government should not hide under the guise of subsidy to punish Nigerians further either in terms of electricity tariff or pump prices of petroleum products.

Deputy President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and member representing labour on the Joint Technical Committee set up after the recent negotiation, Comrade Joe Ajaero, expressed worry over the report that the Federal Government is subsidising Premium Motor Spirit, popularly referred to as petrol to the tune of N1.5billion.

It stated that from the position of the organised labour, and…

Source: Nigerian Tribune