The Federal Government and labour unions will meet on Sunday night to avert the planned strike slated for Monday, September 28, 2020.
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This was contained in a statement by Charles Akpan, spokesman of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
The meeting will hold between Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, and organised labour at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa.
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) had insisted that it will carry on with its proposed strike action with regards to the recent increase in electricity tariff and the removal of petrol subsidy.
This resolve was taken following a closed-door meeting between the NLC and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
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According to the NLC President, the proposed strike will only fail to hold if the govt makes a u-turn before 12 midnight today.