The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has criticised the judgement of the National Industrial Court, restraining organised labour from embarking on any form of strike over fuel subsidy.

The congress, in a communiqué today, expressed displeasure over the ruling of the court, for its continuous weaponization of the instrument of Exparte injunction in favour of Government against the interests of Nigerian workers and in defiance of the position of the Supreme Court on the use of this instrument.


It however applauded the Tinubu’s administration for expressing willingness to offer reasonable palliatives in due course to cushion the effect of subsidy removal on ordinary Nigerians.


Recall that the NLC and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria had planned to commence industrial action today to protest subsidy removal and the attendant hike in price, which was suspended on the backdrop of the judgement with plans to reconvene on June 19.

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