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JUST IN: NLC, TUC Suspend Ongoing Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, TUC, have suspended the ongoing indefinite strike action for five days.

According to a leader of the NLC in Abuja, the centres are expected to issue a statement shortly before the commencement of negotiations with the government.

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However, the TUC president Festus Osifo confirmed this in Abuja on Tuesday after a joint extraordinary national executive council meeting of the unions.

He said “A joint NEC meeting of TUC/NLC has approved to relax the industrial action for one week with immediate effect,” Osifo said.

The strike which commenced on Monday was called to protest the failure of the Federal Government to approve new minimum wage by May 31 as well as its failure to reverse the hike in electricity tariff.

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According to reports, after a six-hour meeting with the leadership of organised labour in Abuja on Monday night, the Federal Government expressed the commitment of President Bola Tinubu to raising the N60,000 offered as the minimum wage.

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