“We thank Biafra people for the successful day 2 of the two weeks sit at home that recorded compliance across Biafra Land.” Ekpa.
“Rather than the action by the Congress, the NLC should join the House to continuously engage the government to achieve expedited implementation of measures aimed at providing succour to Nigerians.”
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The government set up a committee to liaise with organized labour, but officials of the Trade Union Congress and the NLC though said the committee had failed to engage labour in a dialogue.
He said, “Rivers State is one of the states that have implemented the new salary structure, the state is in full practice of the new salary scale, the issue of pension and gratuity are ongoing, the records are there, the issue of employment is also ongoing, we are fulfilling our part of the bargain to take care of the workers”.
Monday’s meeting was the fourth in a series of negotiations between the FG and organized labour since the discontinuance of petroleum subsidy, as announced by President Bola Tinubu on May 29, 2023.
“The terminals are required to operate within the provisions of the conditions of the licenses as contained in the license documents” the document read.
The President who said he feels the pain of Nigerians argued that the temporal discomfort was necessary to save the country from going under.
This was as the Trade Union Congress said it was expecting the Federal Government to provide feedback on its demand for N200,000 minimum wage by June 19.
He said, “In the wake of fuel subsidy removal by the Federal Government, fuel prices have increased astronomically leading to a rise in prices of goods and services and overall cost of living.
Recall that on Monday, during his inaugural speech at Eagle Square in Abuja, the President, Bola Tinubu declared that the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended.
“It is a tough and painful decision to make, but certainly the right step towards the right direction, to saving not just a few but the entire nation, to restoring the glory of Nigeria as the leader of Africa,” he said.
It would be recalled that the move for the Fuel Subsidy removal has ever since the previous administration attracted a series of questions about the way forward.
“It is an added problem when non-state actors begin to arrogate to themselves the power to determine the price of a litre of fuel far above the rate pegged by government in the current subsidy regime,” it said.
“These measures along with ending the leakages including the subsidy regime and improving our tax regime should do the magic of moving Nigeria from consumption to production.” He said
“We are glad that the majority of people in decision-making positions, including the political parties, have agreed that subsidy is not sustainable.” She said.