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Fuel subsidy: Senate, labour meet in Abuja



The Senate on Tuesday met with the organized labour at the National Assembly complex in Abuja.

The meeting was attended by the Senate President, Godwill Akpabio and other principal officers of the Red Chamber.

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) president Comrade Joe Ajaero and his Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterpart, Festus Osifo, led leaders of the organized labour to the meeting.

The NLC had last Wednesday Nigerians out on a nationwide rally to protest the removal of fuel subsidy and policy initiatives of the current administration.

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The labour unions are demanding the reduction in the pump price of fuel following the removal of subsidy and increase in minimum wage among others.

In a chat with journalists before the meeting, Ajaero said the meeting was at the request of the lawmakers.

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