NLC dismisses rumours on suspension of fuel subsidy protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday night dismissed rumours on the suspension of the nationwide protest slated to hold on Wednesday.

The General Secretary of the NLC, Emmanuel Ugboaja, had in a chat with journalists after a meeting of the presidential steering committee on palliatives in Abuja said the congress would reconsider its position on the strike after listening to President Bola Tinubu’s national broadcast on Monday.

The Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, also expressed optimism that the labour would shelve the strike.