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FG, Labour meet today over planned protest

A federal government delegation will today meet with organised Labour in a bid to persuade both the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) to halt their planned strike and protest against the hike in fuel price and electricity tariff.

A short message issued by the director of press at the federal ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr Charles Akpan, noted that the meeting will be hosted by the minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige.

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TUC president, Quadri Olaleye, also confirmed to our reporter that labour would attend the meeting.

Olaleye, in a short message sent to our reporter, said, “Yes, we received the invitation for 3 pm meeting tomorrow (Today) and we shall be attending.”

Source: LEADERSHIP

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