Strike: APC Hails FG, Organised Labour over truce

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Anambra APStrike: APC Hails FG, Organised Labour over truce bigger than gate-crashers, says ex-Commissioner

By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja

The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has commended the decision of organised labour to shelve its planned industrial action earlier slated to begin on Monday.

Monday’s planned nationwide strike was shelved following the federal government’s brokering of an agreement with the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress NLC and the Trade Union Congress TUC on the increase in electricity tariff and the price of fuel.

“The welcome and positive development is in line with the proven pro-people stance of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration which has always put the welfare and interest of the masses first in policy decisions and implementation. Indeed, the shelved strike is a victory for the Nigerian masses”, APC said in the statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena.

APC noted that the federal government is temporarily suspending the application of the cost-reflective electricity tariff adjustments by…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper