The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) have said there was no going back on the planned nationwide strike that is to commence on Monday over increase in fuel pump price.
This was coming after its negotiation over hike in the price of petrol with the Nigerian government was postponed till Monday afternoon.
The meeting took place at the banquet hall of Aso Rock in Abuja.
Labour, in an earlier announcement, said the strike will start at midnight on Monday as it describe the price hike as a move to impoverish” workers.
NLC president Ayuba Wabba had said on September 3 had described the Federal Government action as most insensitive and an affront on the Nigerian people who are still under the yoke of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He had said, that every other clime in the world, governments are granting various types of palliative but Nigerian authorities are bent on piling more miseries on its citizens.
“We will resist this latest move to impoverish the mass of the working people.”