NLC Issues 2 Weeks Ultimatum To FG To Reverse Hike In Electricity Tariff, Petrol Price

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has issued a two week ultimatum to the federal government asking it to reverse the recent hike in electricity tariff and the pump price of petrol or face civil unrest nationwide.

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According to Vanguard, this is the outcome of the Central Working Committee meeting which held for several hours at the nation’s capital, Abuja as a result of the hike in prices.

In a communiqué read by NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, the body said the ultimatum takes immediate effect, warning that at the end of its expiration on September 28; it would mobilize its members nationwide for civil unrest.