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Strike: FG, labour leaders begin talk in Aso Rock

The federal Government has began engagements with organised labour to avert the nationwide strike being threatened by the organised Labour

As at the time of filing this brief report, leaders of the organised labour were seen arriving the venue for the meeting.

Among them are the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, General Secretary of the NLC, Emma Ugboaja, General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress, Nuhu Toro among others.

On the government side, Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajiabiamila, Ministers of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong and Nkeiruka Onyejoecha is leading the negotiation.

Recall that the two labour centres, the NLC and TUC had threatened to embark on a nationwide indefinite strike on October 3rd, 2023 to protest the fuel subsidy removal policy of the Federal Government.

The meeting comes just few hours after President Bola Tinubu announced a N25,000 salary award package to low grade civil servants in the country, during his Independence Day Broadcast to the nation on Sunday.

More details later…