High Tariffs: NLC’s 2-Week Ultimatum To FG Expires Sept 28

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The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has given Federal Government a two-week ultimatum to reverse the electricity tariff and the pump price of petrol or face civil unrest nationwide.

The eight-hour meeting between the organised labour and the Federal Government delegation on Tuesday ended in a stalemate.

The decision to proceed on strike is the outcome of the Central Working Committee meeting which held for several hours at the nation’s capital, Abuja.

In a communiqué read by NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, the body said the ultimatum takes immediate effect, warning that at the end of its expiration on September 28; it would mobilise its members nationwide for civil unrest.

Federal Government has not yet reacted to the threat.