Labour suspend planned strike for 2 weeks

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The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have suspended the strike scheduled to commence today.

The suspension followed on from an understanding reached with the federal government at a meeting which ended at 2:50am this morning, according to Punchng.com.

It said the government also agreed to suspend the application of the cost-reflective electricity tariff adjustments for two weeks.

“Definitely correct. We just left a press conference. We signed a document to suspend the action for two weeks for the government to implement those things that we agreed in the agreement. So, we are suspending for two weeks.

“We don’t need a notice again to re-convene if there is a need to do that,” Trade Union Congress President, Quadri Olaleye told the paper.

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