FG set to meets NLC, TUC, others Saturday over strike


The Federal Government has scheduled a special meeting with representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), their affiliates as well as members of Civil Society Organisations as one of the ways to end incessant industrial actions by workers.

The Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting he held with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday.

Ngige said at the meeting slated for Saturday, officials would disclose the true state of government’s financial account to the labour leaders so that they can appreciate the challenges facing the nation.

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The minister, who briefed the President on the recent strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors which was suspended on Thursday, said Buhari had approved the meeting with the labour leaders.

He said,“ The President has approved for us to have a bigger government side meeting with the organised labour.


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