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Nigige Minister begs NLC not to go on strike

NLC had threatened to go on a one-day warning strike over the refusal of the Federal Government to reduce electricity tariff

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Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige play

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige

(Information Nigeria)

The minister of labour and employment, Senator Chris Ngige has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve their planned strike.

According to Punch, NLC had threatened to go on a one-day warning strike over the refusal of the Federal Government to reduce electricity tariffs.

READ: Labour demands review from N18,000 to N50,000

The minister also warned investors in the power sector to treat their staff well, adding that his ministry will no longer condone unethical labour practices.

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, April 4, 2016, also threatened to go on strike if the ongoing fuel scarcity is not urgently addressed.

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