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NLC to Meet Over N408.5 Fuel Price Proposal, Constitution Review, El’Rufai



The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Saturday acknowledged that it’s scheduled to satisfy on Tuesday to analyse and talk about the consensus of the governors relating to the potential improve within the worth of Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) from N162/litre to N408.5/litre.

The NLC additional disclosed that different points to be mentioned embody the modification of the 1999 structure and the dismissal of staff by the Kaduna State Authorities.

This was contained in a press release issued by the Deputy President NLC, Joe Ajaero, who stated, “The assembly is now scheduled for Tuesday. It was rescheduled attributable to some changes.

“We will be taking a look at three main agenda: the proposal for petrol worth improve by governors, the sacking of staff by the Kaduna State Authorities, and the difficulty with the nation’s structure.”

Ajaero acknowledged that it was the hope of the union that its positions on the three points can be made public after Tuesday’s assembly, because the NLC would even be assembly with the Federal Government representatives on a number of the considerations.

On Wednesday, the Nigeria Governor’s Discussion board had beneficial that petrol worth ought to be between N380/litre and N408.5/litre whereas calling for the quick elimination of petrol subsidy.

In the identical vein, the Minister of State for Petroleum Sources, Chief Timipre Sylva, had reiterated that subsidy on petrol couldn’t be sustained, describing it as an enormous burden on the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC).