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NLC Suspends Planned Nationwide Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned nationwide protest over the decision of the Federal Government to remove petrol subsidy

The NLC President Ayuba Wabba, announced the decision on Tuesday in Abuja.

The protests had been initially scheduled by the Congress to hold on January 27 and February 2.

The NLC president said the suspension was based on the federal government’s decision to halt subsidy removal on petroleum.

The Congress had threatened to embark on industrial action if the government went ahead to implement an increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit.

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, had on Monday said the government had suspended the plan to remove fuel subsidy.


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