Fuel Subsidy Removal: NLC To Embark On Nationalwide Strike Next Week

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The Nigeria Labour Congress will embark on a nationwide strike on Wednesday next week over the removal of fuel subsidy by President Tinubu.

The Nigeria Labor Congress has announced that the strike will take full effect if the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited does not reverse back to the previous price of Premium Motor Spirit.

Africhome gathered that NLC took the decision at the end of the emergency National Executive Council meeting held in Abuja on Friday.

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The President, Bola Tinubu, during his inaugural speech on Monday, May 29, 2023, announced the removal of fuel subsidy. “Subsidy is gone,” Tinubu had said.

Tinubu’s declaration led to an increase in panic buying with some filling stations across the country pegging the pump price of petrol to as high as N600 per litre.On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, the NNPCL announced new pump prices according to states.


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