Fuel Price Increase: We Will Not Embark on Strike - NLC
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday said it is not planning to embark on strike following the recent hike in fuel price by the federal government.
NLC and trade union Congress (TUC) had on Sunday walked out of a meeting with the Federal government over what they called insincerity of Government
NUT President, comrade Nasir Idris lamented that Government is not prepared for a sincere and honest dialogue on finding a lasting solution to the twin issues of petroleum price increase and electricity tariffs.
He also said the government's conduct was not only a violation of fundamental terms of its agreement with labour but a calculated attempt to frustrate the process of an amicable resolution.
NLC's Deputy President, comrade Joe Ajaero said the union had no strike option on its agenda for now
According to him, labour needs to consult widely before taking any decision to embark on any strike.
The union However said labour staģed a walk out of the meeting with the government to express its anger over government insincerity.