NLC Makes Move To Stop Federal Government From Increasing Electricity, Petrol Prices

The organised labour has urged the Federal Government to refrain from any plan to increase the price of electricity or petrol to avert crisis in the economy.

Mr Babatunde Olatunji, President, National Union of Chemical, Footwear Rubber Leather and Non-Metallic Product Employees (NUCFRLANMPE), made the appeal at the 29th Annual Industrial Relations seminar of the union in Ibadan on Monday, NAN reports.

According to Olatunji, any plan to increase electricity or petrol will be a wrong step and the organized labour will do everything within its capacity to resist it.

He said that currently, power supply in Nigeria stood at 4,000 megawatts for about 200 million population compared to South Africa with 58,000 megawatts and has 50 million population.


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