Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has inaugurated an eleven-man ADHOC Inter-ministerial committee on the harmonization of the demands by the labour unions in the state.
Speaking at the event held at the Executive Chambers of the Agodi, Secretariat, Ibadan,Governor Makinde promised to apply home-grown solutions to address the myriad of demands of the Labour Unions in the state to ameliorate the effect of fuel subsidy removal.
He urged the committee to formulate a sustainable roadmap capable of building confidence in the citizenry and creating continuous harmony between the government and the labour unions in the state.
The governor stressed that constant engagements with labour unions at the state level is key to fast tracking socio-economic development.
In a remark, the Chairman Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo State chapter,Mr Kayode Martin called on government to do more in cushioning the effects of fuel subsidy removal on citizens.
The committee has a four week time-frame to formulate a sustainable roadmap to ameliorate the effect of fuel subsidy on the masses.